Managing vs. Measuring Impact Investment | Stanford Social Innovation Review

Managing vs. Measuring Impact Investment | Stanford Social Innovation Review.

By Morgan Simon

  • We are now acutely aware of the difference between outputs and outcomes, and try to assess the impact additionality of our potential investees. We therefore spend much more time on the impact management systems of funds and entrepreneurs, rather than focusing just on measurement systems. So far the response has been quite positive, as everyone is in business because they too want to drive positive change, not just measure impact in the rearview mirror.

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