Category Archives: Social Impact

Day 5 Poll: What is the main impact of POPse!?

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Day 5: Social Impact Measurement (Trust & Transparency)

So POPse! enters its final day of the week, with an #sealley hangover, dwindling fairtrade coffee supplies, and still plenty of thinking to do. Today is social impact measurement day, so we’ll be asking the big questions: why don’t we … Continue reading

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Why we need a Collaboration Prize in the UK

It’s been interesting to see how talk about mergers, collaboration and formal partnerships have snowballed in the sector as the economic circumstances have become more straitened. And also increasing compulsion from funders and politicians to make organisations do so. One … Continue reading

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Here comes the science bit: Aniston meets SROI

We have a provocation piece up today about social impact on Social Enterprise Live…Here it is in full: Social impact measurement. Words to send a chill down the spine of many, and a shiver of excitement down some (you know … Continue reading

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Social Impact Bonds: the small print

  The solution to the crisis in public sector finances is simple. If we could create a financial mechanism so investors’ funds are used up front, thereby transferring the risk to the independent sector, and then over the long term, … Continue reading

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