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How do we better trust claims…
How do we better trust claims around achieving social value? KARL LEATHEM 30TH JULY 2013 Just passed a guy wearing a SURE T-shirt – RESPECT SURE it said all over the front. Apparently a designer label, the guy looked like he was on a bit of a mission – had quite a stern look…
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SROI and Logic Models
SROI and Logic Models JEREMY NICHOLLS 18TH JUNE 2013 From time to time we are asked about the relationship between the logic model or log frame approach, for example as also used in approaches like Results Based Accountability, and SROI. I have heard people saying they prefer one…
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Member Blog: Poland’s first SROI
Member Blog: Poland’s first SROI NATALIA MATUSZAK 13TH JUNE 2013 I carried out an SROI analysis of an employee volunteering programme of Kompania Piwowarska (SAB Miller). Kompania Piwowarska’s volunteers worked with 19 public benefit organisations from all over Poland, choosing…
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What Ratios Are Telling Us
JEREMY NICHOLLS 29TH MAY 2013 One of the common concerns raised about SROI is that reporting a ratio between value created and cost will lead people to inflate ratios. Although the SROI Network’s position is that the ratio is only one way of presenting the analysis of social value…
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SROI and the opportunity for…
SROI and the opportunity for wider convergence JEREMY NICHOLLS, 12 MARCH 2013 SROI is based on a set of principles. Those involved in SROI will probably have noticed that discussions with different sectors and approaches to accounting for value focus on different principles. With…
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What is the difference between…
What is the difference between public and private accounting? JEREMY NICHOLLS, 28 FEBRUARY 2013 We need to rethink the way in which public bodies prepare financial accounts in order that we; the public, can better understand how and why money is being spent on our behalf. Going back…
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How do we trust claims made around…
how do we trust claims made around achieving social impact? KARL LEATHAM, 13 SEPTEMBER 2012 Why would we want to? Well, don’t we care about unverifiable claims made in the world of Impact Measurement? Perhaps we should. The whole business runs to the heart of how we survive as organisations…
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Materiality – at the coal face
Materiality – at the coal face.   JEREMY NICHOLLS, 06 SEPTEMBER 2012 The question of what should be included in any account that someone gives to someone else to explain the results of their actions will be difficult. And yet this question, the question of what should be…
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Not all differences are the same
Not all differences are the same JEREMY NICHOLLS, 01 AUGUST 2012 One of the most commons things I hear about SROI is that SROI is only one approach to measuring impact. Whilst clearly true, SROI and other approaches are asking the same question – How much difference have I made?…
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