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Hetal Sheth

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.

Blog Post by Hetal Sheth

Hetal Sheth11/28/22 2:00 AM5 min read

Unlocking Corporate DEI: 5 Data-Driven Strategies to Disrupt Inequity

In recent years, the issue of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has become a ...
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Hetal Sheth11/21/22 2:00 AM3 min read

The Power of Measuring Financial Inclusion: Key to Economic Growth

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Hetal Sheth11/13/22 11:16 PM4 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 Sheth11/9/22 4:03 AM2 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 Sheth10/31/22 3:28 AM4 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 Sheth10/11/22 11:46 PM5 min read

Strategies for Effective Social Enterprise Impact Measurement

As social enterprises, we are all working towards a common goal: positively impacting ...
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Hetal Sheth8/15/22 10:36 AM6 min read

4-Step Guide to Business Strategies for Social Impact for CSR

Business Strategies for Social Impact In today's world, consumers are becoming ...
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Hetal Sheth7/25/22 4:47 AM3 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 Sheth7/11/22 11:00 AM5 min read

Financial Security for All : CDFI Impact Measurement

Significant and lasting economic development requires an organization to understand the ...
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Hetal Sheth6/17/22 9:51 AM3 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 Sheth5/31/22 4:39 AM5 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 Sheth5/3/22 2:50 PM7 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 Sheth4/12/22 3:05 AM7 min read

How to measure equity in workplace?

Equity refers to the fair and impartial treatment of individuals and groups, regardless ...
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Hetal Sheth4/5/22 2:41 AM6 min read

Social Impact Real Estate: Investing in Properties with Purpose

Social Impact Real Estate is a relatively new concept in real estate investing. It refers ...
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Hetal Sheth3/30/22 2:42 AM4 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 Sheth3/20/22 11:12 PM3 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 Sheth2/21/22 5:36 AM5 min read

4 Ways Corporations Can Fight for Social Justice

Corporate responsibility is critical now more than ever as global problems rise, from ...
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Hetal Sheth2/13/22 10:02 PM3 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 Sheth2/6/22 10:23 PM4 min read

3 Steps to Move from Shareholder to Stakeholder Impact

Impact-driven organizations want to make their funders happy. But who is impacted? Too ...
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Hetal Sheth1/25/22 2:04 AM4 min read

Why ESG Surveys Miss the Mark for Sustainability?

If you are a social enterprise or non-profit organization, asset managers have worked ...
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Hetal Sheth1/11/22 1:57 AM5 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 Sheth12/14/21 1:09 AM5 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 Sheth12/4/21 1:43 PM4 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 Sheth8/11/20 3:00 PM5 min read

Demonstrate impact through effective stakeholder impact analysis

In 2019, we talked with Ben Carpenter from Social Value International regarding "What is ...
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Hetal Sheth2/10/20 8:51 AM6 min read

SDG Washing: What it is & How to Avoid It

Introduction to SDG Washing Sustainability is a hot topic, with consumers increasingly ...
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Hetal Sheth11/4/19 4:40 PM8 min read

Learning stakeholder impact through impact data analytics

Are you a mission-driven organization? Are you an asset manager like Impact Fund, Funds ...
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Hetal Sheth10/15/19 3:44 PM10 min read

SDG 11 Target and Indicators:  Scaling Community Development

SDG 11 Target and Indicators:  Scaling Community Development   The majority of urban ...
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Hetal Sheth9/11/19 5:02 PM5 min read

Streamline IRIS Impact Measurement and Management

This article was first published in the next billion. Impact investors have long turned ...
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Hetal Sheth7/20/17 5:14 PM3 min read

What is lean data management?

Lean Data, a term popularized by Acumen, refers to collecting high-quality data related ...
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