1612, 2016

Network Impact Event, 1st December 2016

December 16th, 2016|Categories: Social & Environmental Impact|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

On the 1st of December 2016, Aleron and Sinzer co-hosted an event bringing together over 50 leaders from charities, foundations, investors, and peak bodies to discuss network impact. At the event a range of experts from frontline practice, investment, and research backgrounds shared their first-hand experience, practical lessons, and reflections on the future of impact in networks.

Four key themes emerged through the session:

Theme One: Network impact is a post-organisation mindset

Bethia McNeil, Director for the Centre for Youth Impact, argued that the sector’s current approach to doing impact is often individualistic, expensive and protectionist. Network impact offers the chance to go […]

1611, 2016

The Rise of Network Impact Measurement

November 16th, 2016|Categories: Businesses, Charities, Social & Environmental Impact, Strategy|Tags: , , , , |

by Angela Wu and Jill Carman, Consultants at Aleron

It is common for organisations to overlook their wider impact beyond their beneficiaries and on other organisations and the extended community. Capturing wider impact and knock-on effects is important and can help you understand the real value of your work.

Many charities are starting to see the benefits of measuring their impact within a bigger network. Most social sector organisations operate in a complex network of influence, and ‘making an impact’ on a beneficiary often cannot be attributed to any single organisation. With this in mind, we encourage charities to think big when measuring […]

1005, 2016

Sinzer partners with Aleron

May 10th, 2016|Categories: Social & Environmental Impact|Tags: , , |

We are proud to announce a new partnership!

Sinzer is a solution for measuring and maximizing impact. Its mission is to make social impact measurement accessible and cost-efficient through our software solutions and services, in order to enable organizations to manage and report about their impact consistently and maximize their value.

They support social investors and mission driven organisations in measuring, managing and maximizing their impact. Their professional team of impact consultants and software developers offers:

  • Consultancy, training and support services for impact measurement
  • This collaboration will help us to better serve and bring value to our clients by developing Impact management software with a selection […]
704, 2016

The GECES Standard: A solution to the dilemma of achieving common ground in social impact measurement

April 7th, 2016|Categories: External research, Social & Environmental Impact, Social enterprises|Tags: , , , , |

Dr. Saneeya Qureshi and Dr. Richard Hazenberg  from the Institute for Social Innovation and Impact at the University of Northampton have written an article making a case for the European Commission’s (EC’s) ‘Groupe d’Experts de la Commission sur l’Entrepreneuriat Social’ (GECES)’ Standard for social impact measurement.