Are claims made in social impact measurement reports accurate? Someone should check, says Jeremy Nicholls. After all, investors receive independently audited financial reports. Why shouldn’t beneficiaries receive the same?
On A Level results day, we look at the relation between HEIs and social innovation. Are we witnessing an increase in students who expect - or demand - high ethical standards and an interest in social impact from their institution?
10,000 co-working spaces are expected to open around the world by the end of this year. With so much choice, how do you choose where to locate? Laura Billings and Marina Melani from Edspace pick five of the top socially minded options.
"Could we have created more value with the resources we have available?" This is the question that board members need to be asking in order to truly embed an effective impact measurement approach in their organisations.
Get a glimpse of the social enterprise landscape in Borneo. Last year the Pioneers Post team met the co-founders of Catama Borneo – a start-up social enterprise with big ambitions to boost the economies of remote communities.
Last year CAF Venturesome examined why some of its social investments have failed to repay in full. CAF's team focussed on financial “failure”, rather than failure to achieve social impact. What are the most common reasons loans don't get repaid?