By: Stephanie Robertson, Board Chair, Social Value Canada
This past November, over 600 investors, entrepreneurs and professionals from the world of finance, nonprofit and public policy, converged upon the MaRS Discovery District in Toronto, Canada. They were assembled for the annual Social Finance Forum (SFF19), which I attended as a participant; as well as, moderator of the Purpose & Impact panel in my role as Board Chair of Social Value Canada.
August 30, 2018 /3BL Media/ - SiMPACT builds capacity in social impact and valuation through a variety of courses. These include social return on investment (SROI) training, SROI Accreditation Training, and courses highlighting techniques to maximize impact. One-on-One SROI coaching and customized training courses are also our speciality.
Information about upcoming courses can be found below. Please contact SiMPACT at firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information.
CALGARY, Canada, May 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ - May 30-31, 2018 in Calgary and June 13-14, 2018 in Toronto, join Social Value Canada for SROI Accreditation training. The course is a requirement for all individuals seeking accreditation by the SROI International Network.
Corporate executives want to speak about return on investment, yet companies struggle to speak about the value of community investment. A tool increasingly considered is a social return on investment (SROI) analysis.
Join us at the RBC Foundation in Toronto on Sept. 29/30 for Achieving Impact! 2015 - two days of insights into meeting impact goals through community investment, volunteering and giving strategy.
By: Stephanie Robertson, President of SiMPACT Strategy Group
So many organizations are still challenged to measure outcomes. Despite much interest, activity and outputs-based evaluation remains the norm. Knowing this, does encouraging the next step, i.e. valuing outcomes in financial terms, really seem like the right thing to do?
Understanding social change from outcomes to impact.
By Stephanie Robertson & Anne Miller SiMPACT Strategy Group November 05, 2012
In recent years there has been a shift in the field of program evaluation from activities-based to outcomes-based evaluation practice. While an activities-based evaluation focuses on measuring the outputs of a program (i.e. the number of participants, sessions or trees planted etc.), an outcomes-based evaluation focuses on measuring the change that occurred as a result.