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NatWest SE100 announces shortlist…
The UK’s top performing social enterprises in the running to win a share of over £32k prize fund Now in its 6th year, the leading market intelligence tool for social ventures, the NatWest SE100 Index, is pleased to announce the shortlist for its 2015 awards. The Index is an online…
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Social Value International and…
  On the 21st September, Social Value International (SVI) and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) convened a global meeting for experts in valuation of social outcomes. Taking place in the Bellagio Center on Lake Como and sponsored by the Rockefeller…
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SROI: Can it have mainstream impact?
This is a guest blog from member Adrian Henriques. Adrian is Visiting Professor of Accountability and CSR at Middlesex University Business School and a member of the Social Value International Assurance Technical Sub-Committee. You can read more articles on his blog, or follow him…
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New SROI Case Study: SROI in Brazil
SROI can be used to measure and manage value in many different countries on a variety of different projects. We spoke to Eduarda Penido Dalla Vecchia, Director of FLUPP, a nonprofit foundation from Brazil, to find out how they have used SROI to learn more about what difference…
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The Seven Principle Problems of SROI
Daniel Fujiwara, Director of SImetrica, has written a paper outlining the ‘Seven Principle Problems with SROI.’ Whilst acknowledging the positive attributes of SROI, it highlights some of the issues with SROI at a higher level of rigour when applied to a public policy…
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New SROI Case Study: how has…
SROI is increasingly being used by corporates to measure types of value other than the traditional financial value. BT has recently become a member of Social Value UK and is one of the organisations at the forefront of this movement.We spoke to John Perkins, BT’s Purposeful Business…
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B Lab partners with Social Value…
Today, B Lab and Social Value International announced a co-ordinated effort to help companies improve how they measure and assess their accountability, transparency and socialand environmental performance. This partnership brings together two of the biggest organisations in impact…
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SROI on Nutrition in Poor Urban…
Sophie Goudet, one of our members, in partnership with the African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is conducting an SROI on Home Based Nutritional Counselling Intervention in Urban Poor Settings, Nairobi, Kenya. The study will assess the Social Return on Investment…
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Performance data of social investment…
New data published last week reveals the financial performance of more than 400 closed investment deals in the UK social investment market. The dataset represents the largest aggregate study to date of historic social investment performance. Commissioned by the Social Investment Research…
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