Month: July 2019

Should organisations shift their preference for valuing their worth financially to valuing their social impact as a priority?

Ben Carpenter, CEO of Social Value UK and Social Value International recently discussed the importance of social impact as a priority in corporations at Social Impact Festival. Ben’s talk was delivered at Social Value: Who is responsible for catalysing change? It took place in Perth, Western Australia on Tuesday 16 July 2019. This event was …

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Sandra Velthius on the Gaelic Athletic Association’s Report Assurance Process

Sandra Velthius, a freelance consultant, has a few words to share on why she encourages her clients to undertake the Social Value International Report Assurance process: ‘For people unfamiliar with Ireland, it is difficult to explain just how important a role the Gaelic Athletic Association plays in Irish life. Yet quantifying its worth has always proved …

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A fresh perspective on the social impact investing ‘definitions debate’

This is a second guest blog post from Dr Jess Daggers, academic and practitioner specialising in impact measurement and the growth of the impact investing industry. Many of the people reading this blog will have been in the same situation: you are at a conference, or a presentation, and you find yourself thinking: what exactly is impact investing? You thought …

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