November 6th, join important dialogue to move social enterprise forward in Ontario!
International impact measurement provocateur Jeremy Nicholls and Ontario's Trillium Foundation's Blair Dimock - a leader deeply engaged in the evolving impact measurement agenda - will explore how the act of impact measurement can shift from a 'means to an end', to a door opening conversation designed to move social enterprise strategy forward.
How to start measuring the impact of your business to advance the Sustainable Development Goals.
by Rabayl Mirza, Impact Management Specialist at the Business Call to Action
Impact measurement can be challenging if you have never done it before and don’t know where to start. Even the savviest professionals sometimes find it hard to choose between various tools, methodologies and frameworks available. Truth is, knowing what impact you’re making doesn’t have to be complicated. We have identified a few simple things anyone can do to kickstart impact measurement:
by Vava Angwenyi, Founder & Chief Coffaholic Vava Coffee; Co-founder & Director Gente Del Futuro
I write this reeling from the recent surge in market visibility for women coffee farmers in Kenya’s Rift Valley. These women have been working tirelessly to improve coffee quality, increase volumes to record highs and diversify their revenue streams to include freshly-roasted packaged coffee.
TORONTO, December 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Canada's leading corporations widely recognize the business opportunity in putting their brands and resources behind worthy causes, and many plan to increase their community investments, according to a new study issued by Imagine Canada and LBG (London Benchmarking Group) Canada.
The 2017 Corporate Community Investment Leadership study expects corporate giving will advance in 2018, driven by economic growth, heightened appreciation of community investment, customer expectations and high rates of employee interest.
Impact measurement has become a must for today’s CSR professionals. But how are organizations using the data collected to communicate the impact they’re having on their communities and society?
November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ - The forthcoming ACCP Measurement Summit in Washington D.C. on 5th December 2017, kindly hosted by KPMG, will bring together CSR, sustainability and community investment professionals to discuss the different approaches being taken to measure both social and business impacts, addressing the challenges and unlocking the wealth of opportunities that measurement brings.
According to Giving USA, 2016 was America’s most generous year ever. Total giving grew 4.1 percent last year, according to a report prepared for the nonprofit consultancy Marts & Lundy. They expect giving will grow by 4.3 percent in 2017, with foundation giving poised for the most robust growth — predicted to increase by 6.4 percent. What else will 2017 bring?
A New Episode on the Champions for Social Good Podcast
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In this episode of the Champions for Social Good Podcast, Jamie Serino speaks with Lisa Pool, Executive Director of Technology Affinity Group (TAG), a non-profit membership organization that promotes the power of technology to advance the goals of the philanthropic sector. Lisa delves into the current technology lag in the philanthropic sector and explains how TAG is working to increase the adoption of technology for foundations.