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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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Unmesh Sheth1/17/22 9:34 PM4 min read

5 Social Enterprise Challenges Hindering Their Growth

Social enterprises (SEs) measure success in two ways. The first is by generating economic ...
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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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Unmesh Sheth12/20/21 1:04 AM5 min read

Impact Investments Measurement Best Practices

Impact investors play a crucial role in maximizing the impact of impact funds. It is ...
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Hetal Sheth12/14/21 1:09 AM5 min read

Attribution vs Contribution in Impact Measurement

Attribution versus Contribution Social purpose organizations strive to impact society ...
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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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Unmesh Sheth11/3/21 5:27 AM4 min read

Beyond Theory of Change Worksheet

The theory of change is a foundation for social purpose organizations. Yet, often many ...
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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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Unmesh Sheth4/10/20 2:18 PM9 min read

Optimize Nonprofit Monitoring and Evaluation

Nonprofit Monitoring and Evaluation Nonprofit organizations play a crucial role in ...
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Hetal Sheth2/10/20 8:51 AM5 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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Unmesh Sheth1/28/20 2:24 PM8 min read

Unlock True Impact: Five Dimensions Of Impact for Actionable Result

Unlock Five Dimensions of Impact: Enterprise and Investors Impact investing has gained ...
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Alan Pierce1/3/20 12:00 AM9 min read

How to Choose the Right Impact Indicators to Demonstrate Impact

Mission-driven organizations need to communicate their impact to various audiences ...
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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 Most urban residents breathe ...
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Unmesh Sheth10/7/19 1:02 PM8 min read

Monitoring & Evaluation Challenges

Monitoring and Evaluation Challenges In the bustling realm of nonprofits and ...
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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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Unmesh Sheth8/27/19 3:28 PM12 min read

8 Effective Phases of Impact Data Management

Are you a mission-driven organization looking to build an impact data strategy? Where do ...
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Alan Pierce6/29/19 3:09 PM7 min read

Why shift from MDG To SDG?

Global development planning and initiatives have changed immensely in recent decades. ...
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Unmesh Sheth5/3/19 3:26 PM11 min read

New Age of Nonprofit Theory of Change to Automate Impact Insight

Designing Nonprofit Theory Of Change A theory of change (TOC) is a tool nonprofit ...
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Alan Pierce4/16/19 12:31 PM5 min read

The Power of Collective Impact Model: Building Stronger Communities

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Alan Pierce11/30/18 1:37 PM5 min read

SDG Indicators for SDG 4: Quality Education Includes Health & Poverty

How can we achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)? We can only bring them as ...
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Alan Pierce11/26/18 8:01 AM5 min read

Why SDG 17 is the Most Important UN SDG?

If you check any list that ranks the most significant Sustainable Development Goals ...
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Alan Pierce11/25/18 7:58 PM5 min read

Understanding SDG 11 Indicators for Sustainable Cities and Communities

By 2050, nearly 70% of the global population is expected to live in urban areas. That ...
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Alan Pierce9/17/18 2:46 PM4 min read

Understanding Social Performance with Theory of Change

In the world of microfinance, there are social returns to be accounted for, in addition ...
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Alan Pierce8/21/18 2:32 PM5 min read

How Can a Business Use Global Reporting Initiative

The Global Reporting Initiative has been around for decades. It is widely used, but ...
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Alan Pierce6/25/18 11:21 PM6 min read

Common Pitfalls When Using IRIS Indicators (And How to Avoid Them)

Understanding IRIS Indicators IRIS indicators are a powerful tool used to measure and ...
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Alan Pierce6/3/18 3:03 PM5 min read

3 Tools to Help You Calculate SROI (Social Return on Investment)

In Part I of this blog series, we looked at the Social Return on Investment (SROI) ...
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Rachel Dodd8/29/17 11:34 AM5 min read

How to Define Social Outcomes and Metrics

Social outcomes are the changes or impacts of a program, project, or initiative. Typical ...
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Unmesh Sheth2/29/16 11:58 PM3 min read

Building a Collaborative Social Impact Assessment Operating System

Aggregation of metrics data is rarely discussed. In trying to further understand it, I ...
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