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Hetal Sheth

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The founder of Ektta, and co-founder of SoPact, Hetal holds a deep passion for establishing enduring impact management practices in the social sector to have built-in learning and accountability.

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Hetal Sheth 11/28/22 2:00 AM 4 min read

5 Ways Corporate Inequity can be Disrupted Through Data

From a business standpoint, equity and inclusion are good for a company’s bottom line. ...
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Hetal Sheth 11/21/22 2:00 AM 4 min read

How IMM Drives Financial Inclusion for the Underbanked?

Financial inclusion is the means by which we achieve a healthy economic system. When ...
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Hetal Sheth 11/13/22 11:16 PM 4 min read

How the UN's sustainable development goals (SDG) affect enterprise?

The UN’s sustainable development goals (SDG) project is aimed at global transformation ...
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Hetal Sheth 11/9/22 4:03 AM 2 min read

How can clean energy social enterprises boost their impact?

In 2017, 840 million people lacked access to electricity globally. In sub-Saharan Africa ...
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Hetal Sheth 10/31/22 3:28 AM 4 min read

Can impact data improve our health and wellbeing?

We eat well and exercise, but there are more dimensions to positive health and wellbeing. ...
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Hetal Sheth 10/11/22 11:46 PM 3 min read

How Impact Measurement Can Benefit Social Enterprises? With An Example

Poverty is a pressing issue facing the world today. Number one in the UN’s Sustainable ...
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Hetal Sheth 9/29/22 10:35 AM 6 min read

3 Reasons: Why measuring impact for nonprofits is essential?

A time was when nonprofit organizations were only required to provide annual reports. Due ...
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Hetal Sheth 8/29/22 4:51 AM 3 min read

Economic Development Through Centralized Impact Management Platform

Small-scale farmers around the world produce the goods we enjoy every day. Their hands ...
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Hetal Sheth 8/15/22 10:36 AM 5 min read

What Does It Take To Create The Right Social Impact Strategies?

Abraham Lincoln said, “Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first ...
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Hetal Sheth 7/25/22 4:47 AM 3 min read

Mentoring Young People into Adulthood with Impact Data

Data-driven nonprofits utilize data to make informed decisions, improve product and ...
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Hetal Sheth 7/11/22 11:00 AM 5 min read

Breaking the Barriers: Financial Security for All

Significant and lasting economic development requires an organization to understand the ...
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Hetal Sheth 6/17/22 9:51 AM 4 min read

Case Study: Scaling Up to End Poverty

“No poverty” is number one in the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). And with ...
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Hetal Sheth 5/31/22 4:39 AM 5 min read

Accelerating Change for Social Enterprises: The Miller Center

Impact investors and social impact accelerators want to change the world. Through their ...
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Hetal Sheth 5/3/22 2:50 PM 7 min read

Case study: Transforming Families with Affordable Housing in Africa

Entrepreneurs who focus on providing affordable and sustainable housing need data to ...
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Hetal Sheth 4/12/22 3:05 AM 4 min read

What does equity and inclusion have to do with impact measurement?

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement as well as the disproportionate effects of the ...
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Hetal Sheth 4/5/22 2:41 AM 4 min read

New approaches to report social impact in real estate projects

The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the importance of affordable housing policy. We see ...
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Hetal Sheth 3/30/22 2:42 AM 4 min read

Can Impact Work Without Diversity Be Racist?

Social enterprises, nonprofits, and impact investors all share one mission: driving ...
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Hetal Sheth 3/20/22 11:12 PM 4 min read

5 Ways Economic Development Organizations Should Enrich Impact Data

Economic development organizations can have a powerful and transformative impact on their ...
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Hetal Sheth 2/21/22 5:36 AM 5 min read

4 Ways Corporations Can Fight for Social Justice

Corporate responsibility is critical now more than ever, as the number of global problems ...
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Hetal Sheth 2/13/22 10:02 PM 4 min read

Putting the “S” in ESG

There is no environmental, social, and governance (ESG) achievement without the S. Truly ...
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Hetal Sheth 2/6/22 10:23 PM 4 min read

3 Steps to Move from Shareholder to Stakeholder Impact

Impact-driven organizations want to make their funders happy. But who is impact for? Too ...
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Hetal Sheth 1/25/22 2:04 AM 4 min read

Why ESG Surveys Miss the Mark for Sustainability?

If you are a social enterprise or non-profit organization, your asset managers have ...
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Hetal Sheth 1/11/22 1:57 AM 5 min read

How social procurement saves corporations from underdevelopment?

Business-as-usual cannot address the urgent social and environmental challenges of today. ...
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Hetal Sheth 12/27/21 10:43 PM 5 min read

Impact Accelerator for Social Enterprises

Demonstrating impact can be a challenge for social enterprises and nonprofits alike. ...
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Hetal Sheth 12/14/21 1:09 AM 5 min read

Attribution vs Contribution in Impact Measurement

Social enterprises seek to generate a positive impact on society. To what extent can we ...
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Hetal Sheth 12/4/21 1:43 PM 5 min read

Theory behind social impact experiments

In science class, we learn that an experiment is a procedure to test a hypothesis. In the ...
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Hetal Sheth 11/1/21 5:40 AM 9 min read

A Guide to Writing an Effective Impact Report for Nonprofits

Raising grants needs effective impact evidence and data-driven storytelling. There is ...
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Hetal Sheth 8/27/21 8:52 AM 5 min read

How to use impact learning to scale social impact?

A Growing Movement Of Social Purpose With Profit Social enterprises and nonprofits ...
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Hetal Sheth 8/16/21 12:23 AM 7 min read

INVESTING IN SOCIAL VALUE - maximizing social returns

Social value creation is the basis of justifying any activity. In Business, measuring the ...
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Hetal Sheth 8/11/20 3:00 PM 5 min read

Demonstrate impact through effective stakeholder impact analysis

In 2019, we had a conversation with Ben Carpenter from Social Value International ...
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