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The Kent Impact Model: measuring impact for a Consortium of UK charities

Posted by Emma Verheijke on 2 February 2017

During the Social Value Members Exchange 2016 in Birmingham last November, Aleron and Sinzer jointly presented the Kent Impact Model (KIM), an impact framework developed on the Sinzer software platform to help a Consortium of 20 charities in Kent delivering services to the elderly, measure and manage the impact of their work.

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Topics: Social impact management, Social impact measurement, social impact framework, Social impact management software, Social impact measurement software, Benchmarking, Social Impact Management Framework, Aggregation

Sinzer’s solution for strategic impact management

Posted by David Karemaker on 1 April 2016

 

Sinzer software was initially focussed on the ‘standardized’ Social Return on Investment (SROI) methodology for social impact measurement. We developed and keep on improving our software solution for SROI that is now an international standard, reviewed by Social Value International

Many of our customers and prospects are less focussed on the SROI method for impact measurement. They have been developing their own impact measurement framwork to match their specific needs. Early 2015 Sinzer introduced a first version of the Strategic Impact Framework (SIF). This framework is now maturing as features are added for the different customers using it. SIF now allows for many types of applications for impact management.

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Topics: Impact measurement, software, Social impact management, Social impact measurement, sinzer, strategy, framework, impact framework, social impact framework, social impact software management solution, Social Impact Strategy, impact management, software solution

HIBs: how can a financing vehicle deliver cost-effective health care?

Posted by Emma Verheijke on 18 February 2016

On Monday 15 February 2016 the first national Health Impact Bonds conference took place, organized by Society Impact, PGGM, Rabobank, the Dutch Ministry of Health, Wellbeing and Sports, City of Amsterdam, ABN AMRO, EY, Zilveren Kruis (health care insurance) and CbusineZ. The conference highlighted the enormous potential of HIBs for creating impact in the health care sector. 

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Topics: Social impact, Impact ambition, Social impact measurement, Theory of Change, Social Impact Strategy

Social Impact Measurement - Where to start?

Posted by Emma Verheijke on 12 February 2016

'What is your social impact?' A question most organisations operating in the field of sustainability or social change have encountered on more than one occasion. At the start of 2016 it is no longer just about limiting your organisations negative impacts, it has instead become precedent to put substantial efforts towards creating positive impact. In order to understand if your organisation is indeed creating positive impact, you need to measure it. But when it comes to social impact measurement, where do you start?

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Topics: Social impact, Impact ambition, Social impact measurement, Theory of Change, Social Impact Strategy

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