SVI Blog

The Good Analyst

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

Adrian Hornsby, Head of Research at Investing for Good, blogs about the power of analysis to reconnect money to social value.

What Funders Want

Monday, February 27th, 2012

Bettina Windau of the Bertelsmann Foundation looks at the many obstacles in the way of potential clients which explain why the majority of funders and social investors do not engage with social impact analysis.

What is the Impact of the UK Social Value Bill?

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

Antonia Jeans, Research Assistant at SIAA, blogs on the Social Value Bill currently working its way through the UK Parliament.

New Videos!

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

We’re very pleased to share a new video of a SIAA networking event in Berlin, held in partnership with Phineo. It was a good discussion and a great opportunity to get to know SIAA’s German members. We hope you’ll enjoy the films.  

Creating a Social Impact Map

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Where is social impact analysis practiced worldwide?

SIAA Launch 2011 – Are we preaching to the converted?

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

Giles Gibson, Partner at The Mobile Collective and winner of SIAA’s launch ticket Twitter giveaway, argues that SIAA should focus on persuading the private sector to adopt social impact metrics.

SIAA Launch 2011 – Our favourite photos

Monday, December 19th, 2011

We wanted to share our favourite shots from SIAA’s launch on Thursday 1 December 2011. Other photos of the day are available here .

SIAA Launch 2011 – Our favourite videos

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Here are some of the best videos from SIAA’s launch on Thursday 1 December 2011. Check them out for a flavour of the day.

With SIAA Launched, is Social impact at Last Becoming Sexy?

Monday, December 12th, 2011

Caroline Hartnell, editor of Alliance Magazine and chair of the panel discussion at the SIAA Launch, writes for Alliance Magazine about SIAA’s launch and the growing excitement around the field of social impact analysis.

How to Get Good Quality Impact Analysis

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Russell Turner, SIAA founding member and an independent consultant in social evaluation for the public and third sector, blogs about how best to ensure your organisation gets a good quality impact analysis and how to make the most of the findings.