- Performance Management in the Context of Social Entrepreneurship
The rise of social entrepreneurship as an alternative to traditional not-for-profits and as a means to deliver social benefit, begs the question: How does an organization know if it is delivering social impact? This brief explores the possible role of ...
(essay/opinion, document (pdf), 2011)
- Impact Reporting and Investment Standards
Impact Reporting & Investment Standards, or IRIS, is a common language for describing the social and environmental performance of an organization. IRIS provides an independent and credible set of metrics for organizations to use when reporting their ...
(directory/catalog, online tool, 2011)
- Dream Life Skills Assessment Tool
Dream A Dream works with over 3000 children and young people a year from low-income slum communities in Bangalore. Its focus is to prepare youth to become active, productive and contributing members of the community as adults and in order to achieve this, ...
(template/sample, document (doc/odt), 2011)
- Module 3b - Social Value Models: Social Enterprise Learning Toolkit
This module of the Social Enterprise Learning Toolkit examines social value models, and discusses ways to define, share, and measure a social enterprise's social value. ...
(toolkit/manual, presentation, 2011)
- Idobro Result Framework
Idobro promotes mainstream integration of women, social and green enterprises through Responsible business models, Inclusive policies, Sustainable partnerships and Ecofriendlyalternatives (RISE). A cross subsidy model, Idobro provides last mile market ...
(template/sample, document (pdf), 2011)
- The Demonstrating Value Workbook
The Demonstrating Value Workbook shows how you can develop a clear picture of your information needs, make improvements to your data collection systems and design a Performance Snapshot. A Performance Snapshot provides an at-a-glance summary of critical ...
(toolkit/manual, document (doc/odt), 2011)
- Assessing Social Impact in Double Bottom Line Ventures: Methods Catalogue
The Double Bottom Line Project has released the first catalog of methods that for-profit and nonprofit social ventures and enterprises can use to assess the social impact of their activities. ...
(directory/catalog, text, 2004)
- More than Money: Impact Investing for Development
Much of development policy is geared toward increasing investment and creating the conditions that allow private capital flows to take the place of development assistance. The renowned development success stories—Taiwan, South Korea, Eastern Europe, Costa ...
(research/study, text, 2010)
- Bridges Ventures reports
The case studies that follow in this report provide a detailed review of the social and/or environmental impact results achieved by the profiled companies, including quantitative and qualitative data on both the regeneration and sustainability impacts of ...
(case/model, text, 2010)
- Keystone Performance Surveys: Social Investment 2010 (Investee Feedback Report: CAF Venturesome)
In 2010, Keystone Accountability worked with a cohort of seven impact investors to conduct a comparative survey amongst their 330 investees. This report summarizes the feedback that CAF Venturesome’s investees gave about their experience with CAF ...
(research/study, document (pdf), 2010)
- Performance Measurement: Social Enterprise Guide - Chapter 6
This guide has presented you with key ways and means of getting a social enterprise up and running. Now we want to deal with a critical task that arises after your business is operational. As well as the constant monitoring that the chief officer of the ...
(tips/guidelines, document (pdf), 2010)
- Toolkit: Make It Count
If social entrepreneurship is about solving society’s problems, then you need to know whether you’re making any difference. The only way to answer that question is to measure outcomes. This toolkit explains the critical difference between “outputs” and ...
(tips/guidelines, presentation, 2010)
- Q&A Best Bits - A Guide to Measuring Social Impact: Our Experts Explain that, First, You Have to be Asking the Right Questions
Jenni Inglis is as an independent consultant working as an accredited Social Return On Investment practitioner and director of the SROI Network: To get started proving your social impact: Start with a small discrete project and practice applying the SROI ...
(essay/opinion, webpage, 2010)
- The Right Stuff's Performance Snapshot
This 3-page performance snapshot provides an example of how a social enterprise can measure, track, and communicate progress according to key indicators to demonstrate its performance. It includes graphs, images, and text to capture a complete story of the ...
(template/sample, document (pdf), 2010)
- Questions Only a Parent would Ask: An Exercise for Evaluating the Impact of the Social Enterprise in Your Non-profit Organization
Non-profit organizations start up social enterprises for many reasons. Use this activity to revisit your organization’s expectations for starting the enterprise and to talk about what the social enterprise brings to the organization. This can be very ...
(tips/guidelines, document (pdf), 2010)
- Social Impact Bonds in Health
Social Impact Bonds are a potentially very powerful instrument for creating change and improvement. This short paper describes the basic structure of social impact bonds, why they might be useful for the public sector, and some of the issues that need to ...
(caselet/profile, document (pdf), 2010)
- Measuring and/or Estimating Social Value Creation Report
This report describes and analyzes eight approaches to integrating cost in measuring and/or estimating social value creation. These include two classical methodologies (cost-effectiveness analysis and cost-benefit analysis) and six promising approaches ...
(directory/catalog, text, 2008)
- Measuring and/or Estimating Social Value Creation: Insights Into Eight Integrated Cost Approaches
This resource explores eight of the leading approaches to quantifying social impact, detailing the methodologies, examples, benefits and limitations of each. ...
(toolkit/manual, text, 2008)
- Everyday Cares: Daily Centres in Italy and the UK
Charities working to improve children’s well-being can struggle to measure the difference they are making. With this is mind, Everyday cares contains a framework that so-called daily centres in Italy, and similar charities elsewhere, can use to assess ...
(tips/guidelines, text, 2009)
- Feelings Count: Measuring Children’s Subjective Well-being for Charities and Funders
New Philanthropy Capital (NPC) believes that it is vital for charities to measure their impact. If they do not, the most effective approaches cannot be scaled-up, the least effective cannot be challenged, and the maximum benefit for the children that ...
(research/study, text, 2009)