SVI Blog

When Excellent Charities Sing

Friday, May 31st, 2013

Greg Thomson argues that charities should be singing from the rooftops about key metrics and data.

SIAA Impact Groups – the good old ‘local to global’ does work

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

SIAA Manager Ruth blogs for Alliance magazine about SIAA Impact Groups.

Filantrofilia – Towards impactful giving in Mexico

Friday, May 24th, 2013

Anne Hand provides an overview of the Mexican social sector and explains how Filantrofilia are helping organisations in Mexico increase their social impact.

Exploring Social Impact in the North West of England

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

SIAA and Liverpool John Moores University hosted a exploratory social impact event in Liverpool.

The Growing Role of NGO’s in China

Wednesday, May 15th, 2013

Andreas Rickert reports from The Growing role of NGO’s event in Hangshou China

SIAA Thought Paper – How can organisations approach the practice of social impact analysis?

Wednesday, May 1st, 2013

This paper from SIAA proposes a basic framework for how to compare how different sets of principles relate.

Becoming a Social Impact Analyst – A career you hadn’t thought about?

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

If you’re looking for a socially responsible career with a research focus…. perhaps consider this one?

Funders Are in the Driving Seat When it Comes to Developing a Culture of Impact Measurement, But Are They Heading in the Right Direction?

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

At a time when many charities are facing falling incomes and rising demands, it has never been more important for them to be able to understand and assess their achievements. Funders have a huge influence on the extent to which charities assess their impact.

Principles of Social Impact Analysis Mapping Exercise Report

Monday, April 1st, 2013

This report provides a summary of the Principles Working Group Mapping Exercise of existing principles sets that govern approaches to impact measurement and evaluation.

Is Social Impact Being Analysed Ethically?

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Mary Cook from Uscreates asks how do you define ethical practice in social impact?