Conferences & Events

Toronto Talks Data

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Sarah Moreau, Social Impact Manager at Investing for Good, reflects on SIAA’s 2014 Annual Conference, Talking Data.

Social value and corporate value are increasingly connected

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Barend van Bergen, Global Head of Sustainability Advisory introduces the KPMG True Value methodology.

What evaluation has to say on serving the needs of decision-makers

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Benoît Gauthier, President of the Canadian Evaluation Society, reflects on evaluation utilization in the lead up to SIAA’s 2014 Annual Conference, Talking Data.

Sportworks

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Tim Crabbe from Substance discusses social impact and sport.

Impact Reporting – simple, practical and inspiring?

Monday, August 11th, 2014

For Jaan Aps, the standardisation of impact reporting for small social purpose organisations is key to helping them grow.

Using Impact Data for Internal Decision Making

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Read some top tips from our Talking Data seminar!

How Do You Use Impact Data for Internal Decision Making?

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

Presentation slides and case studies from our talking data seminar on the 16th July 2014.

Introducing Talking Data: Measurement with a message

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

Our 2014 Annual Conference is Talking Data: Measurement with a message. Find out what it’s all about and why we’re so excited about it.

A Clash of Mindsets: Finding a middle way between different impact methodologies. Part 2

Thursday, March 6th, 2014

by Neil Reeder, Lead Researcher & Director, LSE Cities & Head and Heart Economics There is, amongst many attempting to grow social enterprises, a backlash as to the perceived ‘gold standard’ of RCTs. For randomized approaches are often seen as expensive and/or producing results that relate to particular contexts (for clients’ conditions, community networks, and alternative forms of support) and so are not transferable. Nancy Cartwright’s 2012 book Evidence-based policy: a practical guide to doing it better provides a formidable list of ways that naïve assumptions of transferability can go wrong. It’s worth reminding ourselves, however, that gains from good

A Clash of Mindsets: Finding a middle way between different impact methodologies. Part 1

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

Joy MacKeith from Triangle discusses the tensions between key approaches to social impact analysis.