Sarah Moreau, Social Impact Manager at Investing for Good, reflects on SIAA’s 2014 Annual Conference, Talking Data.
Conferences & Events
Barend van Bergen, Global Head of Sustainability Advisory introduces the KPMG True Value methodology.
Benoît Gauthier, President of the Canadian Evaluation Society, reflects on evaluation utilization in the lead up to SIAA’s 2014 Annual Conference, Talking Data.
Tim Crabbe from Substance discusses social impact and sport.
For Jaan Aps, the standardisation of impact reporting for small social purpose organisations is key to helping them grow.
Read some top tips from our Talking Data seminar!
Presentation slides and case studies from our talking data seminar on the 16th July 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.
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
Joy MacKeith from Triangle discusses the tensions between key approaches to social impact analysis.