Category Archives: Evaluation

Annual Impact Investor Survey 2016 | The GIIN

Source: Annual Impact Investor Survey 2016 | The GIIN The sixth edition of the Annual Impact Investor Survey is based on an analysis of the activities of 158 of the world’s leading impact investing organizations, including fund managers, foundations, banks,

Annual Impact Investor Survey 2016 | The GIIN

Source: Annual Impact Investor Survey 2016 | The GIIN The sixth edition of the Annual Impact Investor Survey is based on an analysis of the activities of 158 of the world’s leading impact investing organizations, including fund managers, foundations, banks,

Chris Hale: The Future of Impact Investing is About Measuring Impact | Sustainable Brands

That investing to make a positive impact as well as a dime has evolved considerably over the past few years has turned on its head a long-standing worldview that the sole purpose of business and investing is to make money,

Chris Hale: The Future of Impact Investing is About Measuring Impact | Sustainable Brands

That investing to make a positive impact as well as a dime has evolved considerably over the past few years has turned on its head a long-standing worldview that the sole purpose of business and investing is to make money,

Foresight Africa: Join the conversation on the top priorities for Africa in 2016 | Brookings Institution

On January 5, the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative (AGI) launched its sixth annual Foresight Africa publication. In this blog, Amadou Sy highlights six overarching priorities for the continent in 2016 as detailed in this year’s report. Source: Foresight Africa: Join

Foresight Africa: Join the conversation on the top priorities for Africa in 2016 | Brookings Institution

On January 5, the Brookings Africa Growth Initiative (AGI) launched its sixth annual Foresight Africa publication. In this blog, Amadou Sy highlights six overarching priorities for the continent in 2016 as detailed in this year’s report. Source: Foresight Africa: Join

Yale Scholar Releases First Four ‘Impact Audits’ in New Bid to Identify What Works – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Dean Karlan, an economics professor who has influenced how governments and nonprofits fight poverty, has started a new venture to evaluate results. Source: Yale Scholar Releases First Four ‘Impact Audits’ in New Bid to Identify What Works – The Chronicle

Yale Scholar Releases First Four ‘Impact Audits’ in New Bid to Identify What Works – The Chronicle of Philanthropy

Dean Karlan, an economics professor who has influenced how governments and nonprofits fight poverty, has started a new venture to evaluate results. Source: Yale Scholar Releases First Four ‘Impact Audits’ in New Bid to Identify What Works – The Chronicle

[Review] No Such Thing as a Free Gift: The Gates Foundation and the Price of Philanthropy – PhilanTopic | PND | Foundation Center

  In No Such Thing as a Free Gift: The Gates Foundation and the Price of Philanthropy, Linsey McGoey, senior lecturer in sociology at the University of Essex, excoriates what she sees as the historical illiteracy of many of today’s

[Review] No Such Thing as a Free Gift: The Gates Foundation and the Price of Philanthropy – PhilanTopic | PND | Foundation Center

  In No Such Thing as a Free Gift: The Gates Foundation and the Price of Philanthropy, Linsey McGoey, senior lecturer in sociology at the University of Essex, excoriates what she sees as the historical illiteracy of many of today’s

The Impact Investing Illusion | Kevin Lynch

Do you sincerely believe that at the end of the day, Goldman Sachs cares more about social impact than about financial returns? Source: The Impact Investing Illusion | Kevin Lynch

The Impact Investing Illusion | Kevin Lynch

Do you sincerely believe that at the end of the day, Goldman Sachs cares more about social impact than about financial returns? Source: The Impact Investing Illusion | Kevin Lynch

The Problem with “Help” in Global Development | Stanford Social Innovation Review

Website-Magazine-Events-Webinars. Informing & inspiring millions of social change leaders at nonprofits, businesses, & governments around the world.* Source: The Problem with “Help” in Global Development | Stanford Social Innovation Review This year, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will establish

The Problem with “Help” in Global Development | Stanford Social Innovation Review

Website-Magazine-Events-Webinars. Informing & inspiring millions of social change leaders at nonprofits, businesses, & governments around the world.* Source: The Problem with “Help” in Global Development | Stanford Social Innovation Review This year, the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) will establish

Are Governments ‘Paying for Failure’ With Social Impact Bonds?

Are Governments ‘Paying for Failure’ With Social Impact Bonds?. Liz Farmer The fact is, social impact bonds may have started out life as an innovative financing tool. But many who are now taking part in them are finding that the real

Are Governments ‘Paying for Failure’ With Social Impact Bonds?

Are Governments ‘Paying for Failure’ With Social Impact Bonds?. Liz Farmer The fact is, social impact bonds may have started out life as an innovative financing tool. But many who are now taking part in them are finding that the real

IRIS and CSAF Identify Six Essential Metrics for Measuring Impact in Agricultural Lending

Smallholder Agricultural Finance | IRIS. The GIIN and the Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance (CSAF) have partnered to curate the Smallholder Finance Metrics Set, a set of IRIS metrics that can be used to better understand the scale of agricultural lenders’

IRIS and CSAF Identify Six Essential Metrics for Measuring Impact in Agricultural Lending

Smallholder Agricultural Finance | IRIS. The GIIN and the Council on Smallholder Agricultural Finance (CSAF) have partnered to curate the Smallholder Finance Metrics Set, a set of IRIS metrics that can be used to better understand the scale of agricultural lenders’