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Member Blog: Ethical Considerations…
October 2013 Social value is about understanding the changes that occur as a direct result of engagement with a project, initiative, organisation etc. However, when involving people in the SROI process, research is being conducted and in doing so, there must be ethical considerations.…
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Common Questions in Commissioning…
Common Questions in Commissioning Social Value October 2013 Jeremy Nicholls, CEO of The SROI Network alongside Joelle Bradly, Research Manager at Leicestershire County Council and Jenni Inglis, Director of VIE have come together to try and answer some of the most common questions…
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Member Blog: Our road-map with…
Our road-map with SROI in Colombia Guillermo Pérez Flórez – Civis Group Director 10th September 2013 ‘When you don’t know where you’re going, any road’ll take you there’. This well-known saying is old, but none the less valid. The situation is…
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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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