SVI Blog

The agenda for Impact Convergence 2016 is now live.

Monday, September 5th, 2016

Over three days in October, leaders in the fields of impact investing, social entrepreneurship, corporate social responsibility, social finance, and evaluation will work together in a series of events, culminating in an action agenda for the development of impact measurement.

How to involve stakeholders: Harnessing constituent feedback for value creation (webinar)

Monday, September 5th, 2016

The webinar will be particularly useful for independent consultants looking for feedback technology, methods and tools to improve their offer to prospective clients.

Social Value Aotearoa: Whānau Ora conference

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

Social Value Aotearoa (New Zealand) is one year old this month and celebrated with their amazing “Impact Measurement – Start Here event” as a part of their Whānau Ora conference. We sent Jeremy as a guest speaker, he loved what they are doing and cant wait to go back! SVI staff are having a whip round as we speak! Why not read all about it?

Scholten & Partners become organisational members of Social Value International

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

We are very pleased to welcome Scholten & Partners as an Organisational Member of Social Value International, one of the first consultancies in Europe to introduce SROI in 2001.

New Publication: Understand What Changes!

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Social Value International published a new Supplementary Guidance document that accompanies “A Guide to Social Return on Investment (2012) and focuses on Principle 2.

ShareLab: social value in the collaborative economy

Thursday, August 11th, 2016

This free full-day event will bring together over 200 policymakers, entrepreneurs, innovators and researchers to better understand how public services, civil society and the private sector can engage with, develop and harness collaborative platforms for good.

Mondelēz International Foundation (MIF): CAF SROI Report-2016 released

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

This report presents an evaluation of social return for the BeHealthy Programme (BHP) implemented by the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF) in Russia with the financial support of the Mondelēz International Foundation (MIF). The programme is part of the Mondelēz Global Community Partnership Initiative to promote active, healthy lifestyles – a critical component of the company’s wellbeing mission.

Building Organisations to Deliver Social Impact: Bridging the gap between good intentions and practice

Monday, July 25th, 2016

View the recording of a recent Anton Simanowitz led webinar that looks into the heart of the impact system and gives a twist to its management. This is aimed at anybody working in an organisation with a social purpose, from board members to managers, frontline staff or impact people in general, the goal of this webinar is to have a better understanding of the social impact process.

Bulgarian Social Impact Group Latest News

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Tulip Foundation organised a meeting of the Bulgarian Social Impact group on 20 May in Sofia. The core of the meeting was the theme about the recent changes in legislation concerning impact assessment in Bulgaria.

Safeguarding Social Value

Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Social Value International members, Caroline Gardner, Karl Leathem and Sandra Velthuis, discuss their perspective on social value and the need for rigour in reporting.