SVI Blog

Why ‘What’s Our Impact?’ is the Wrong Question – and a better question

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

Caroline Fiennes discusses how understanding impact is fundamentally a comparative exercise

Elephants, Glorified Accountants, Gardeners? What is a Social Impact Analyst?

Monday, December 17th, 2012

Alison Bukhari reflects on our annual conference and the importance of social impact analysis.

Social Impact Measurement India: A brief history and insight

Friday, December 14th, 2012

Pratik Dattani provides a brief history and some insights in to social impact measurement in India.

The Emerging Profession Conference Report

Saturday, December 1st, 2012

The Emerging Profession was SIAA’s 2012 Annual Conference in Berlin. View the full conference report here.

“Ich bin ein sozialer Wirkungsanalyst”

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Ben Rickey from NPC discusses what it means to be a social impact analyst in our new blog series: The Emerging Profession Blog.

How to Excite and Influence…With a Handbook?

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Great guest blog from Jaan Aps on the use of social impact evaluation handbooks to transfer knowledge and provoke discussion on impact.

The Emerging Profession Conference Video!

Monday, October 22nd, 2012

Watch our homegrown video giving you a quick snapshot of SIAA’s exciting Annual Conference programme!

Data for Good – What can data do for philanthropy?

Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Great blog from Alliance about how improved data on philanthropy can maximize the impact of philanthropic work

Measuring Impact in a Complex Organisation

Tuesday, September 11th, 2012

Eleri Morgan Thomas, Director Service Impact, for Mission Australia, talks about the challenges of measuring impact within a large charity.

FSG Report: Evaluating social innovation

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

Hear from our guest blogger Valerie Bockstette about the FSG’s new report Evaluating Social Innovation. The report argues that social innovation requires a different approach to evaluation.