Investors and enterprises are increasingly speaking the same language when it comes to understanding the difference they’re making, as the Impact Management Project’s Olivia Prentice found at last month’s SOCAP gathering.
It’s time to set the boundaries of impact investing and say 'arrivederci' to those who are failing to support genuinely new solutions to pressing social issues, argues Italy’s leading venture philanthropy pioneer.
For years organisations have been competing to create the best tool to measure social impact. The Impact Management Project turned the question on its head and calmly coaxed 2,000 of them into figuring it all out together.
Schools might get great academic results, but are they producing socially responsible young people? Pilar Balet gives an insight into a project being developed by Jesuit schools in Catalonia and the techniques used to measure its impact.
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?