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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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The Social Return on Investment…
The Social Return on Investment Network and Local Government Association launch new “Guide to Commissioning for Maximum Value.”   The SROI Network, in co-operation with the Local Government Association is pleased to announce the launch of the new “Guide to Commissioning…
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Global Executives say Companies…
Global Executives say Companies Should Be Measured by their Societal Purpose, According to New Deloitte Survey By Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited, Monday 23rd January 2012 At the World Economic Forum 2012, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited (DTTL) will share the results of a global…
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Guest Blog: Collective Impact…
Collective Impact and SROI- Why Scale Matters GUEST BLOG BY GARRY HAYWOOD, 6TH DECEMBER 2011 In his opening blog, Jeremy uses the anecdote of his son Jack playing under the desk as a device to explore if an ‘integrated development strategy’ should be simple or not. People like…
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Creating more value with what we have
Creating more value with what we have There are so many different approaches and opinions around ‘accounting for value’ that it’s difficult to see the wood for the trees. In Making it Count, a new publication launched yesterday at the Good Deals conference, Jeremy Nicholls introduces…
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