Social Ventures or often called as social impact accelerators or incubators have a mission to nurture and grow social enterprises. Depending on the level of maturity (early stage to matured), social ventures often collects financial and social impact metrics regularly.
This unavailability of insights into their portfolios outcomes hinders Asset Managers from raising capital from Asset Owners
Assessing the Impact Risk Assessment of Long-Term Investment Capital Deployment is Impossible
Corporates and private firms often face a challenge to produce timely and data-driven sustainability & program reporting. Some of these key challenges are
Often investees tend to have less matured social impact measurement process due to early-stage nature of each social enterprises. Often social ventures collect results manually based on survey platform or Google Spreadsheet. While collecting results may be easy, analyzing aggregate them is challenging and very time-consuming.
Investee often have metrics that are not very common to each other
Identifying right metrics that align with generally accepted impact investing landscape can be challenging for a small staff
Sending survey has a lot of disadvantages. A survey by nature will have identical metrics. Hence, investees get confused about priority metrics relevant to their business. Often they may not provide results for most critical impact area.
Since results are going to be inconsistent, analyzing them is going to be even more challenging.
Setup impact framework, collect appropriate results, create your own community and share on social media.