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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 6/17/22 9:51 AM 3 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 3 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 4 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 8 min read

Effective Nonprofit Social Impact Reporting

Raising grants needs effective impact evidence and data-driven storytelling.   Why build ...
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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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Hetal Sheth 2/10/20 8:51 AM 6 min read

How to Avoid SDG Washing?

Are you a business with a vision to drive social impact through sustainable development ...
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Hetal Sheth 1/1/20 1:54 PM 7 min read

New Norms in Impact Measurement & Management

Impact Measurement & Management in 2021 We are witnessing one of the most important ...
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Hetal Sheth 11/4/19 4:40 PM 8 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 Sheth 10/15/19 3:44 PM 10 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 Sheth 9/11/19 5:02 PM 6 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 Sheth 3/3/19 7:57 PM 9 min read

How Impact Knowledge Graph Simplifies Impact Management & Strategy?

Are you a chief impact officer overwhelmed by a new impact knowledge ecosystem of many ...
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Hetal Sheth 7/20/17 5:14 PM 4 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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