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The Seven Principle Problems of SROI

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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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Social Value Goes Strategic?
Less than a year ago, I was delighted to be invited to attend the SROI Network’s annual conference in Liverpool, where I made a tentative presentation around ideas HACT (a UK-based housing ideas and innovation consultancy) were developing in partnership with SROI Network advisor…
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The fancy names aren’t helping…
The fancy names aren’t helping – let’s call it investment and get on with doing it properly This guest post is from Karl Richter from Engaged X who will be speaking at Social Value Matters, The SROI Network’s Annual Conference. For the original post on Karl’s…
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One way or another….
One way or another… Jeremy Nicholls 13th January 2014 The SROI Network is continuing to grow. There are now nearly 900 members in over 40 countries. There are 8 national SROI networks, from Japan to the UK as part of the international network. Guidance is available in five languages…
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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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Announcing Supply Change as Social Value Partners
Social Value UK are proud to announce Supply Change have joined as Social Value Partners. Supply Change is a platform that connects social enterprises…
How globalisation didn’t start with local
This blog was written by Charlotte Österman, Partner and Sustainable Development Director of international development consultancy Pax Tecum Global,…
Announcing Pagabo as Social Value Pioneers
Social Value UK are proud to announce Pagabo as Social Value Pioneers Pagabo are a different kind of framework provider. They have a combined 50+ years’…