SVI Blog

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?

Social Impact Analysis in Spain – the key to change?

Thursday, March 28th, 2013

Ruth reports on SIAA’s participation in a social impact workshop in Madrid on the 7th March.

The Iceberg Has Melted, Long Live the Evaluation Duck

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Kieron Kirkland describes his inventive model for explaining social impact assessment and evaluation.

Will There Ever be a Common Social Reporting Standard?

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Harry Hoare discusses the role social impact analysts may play in creating a common social reporting standard.

Impact Leadership Conference 2013 – Driving impact forward

Thursday, January 24th, 2013

Read our report for from the first Impact Leadership Conference in London

The Development of Social Impact Measurement: A Comparison between the UK and USA

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Denise Chau compares the development of social impact measurement in the US and UK