Some interesting developments in the debate about measuring impact, in particular around Social Return On Investment (SROI) – and some lessons from microfinance.
A new report by the Third Sector Research Centre, comments that SROI “leaves ample room for judgement”, that it is not a good basis for comparing different organisations and that it “provides a weak basis for understanding how and why impacts occur”. Oh dear. Continue reading
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