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With SIAA launched, is social impact at last becoming sexy?

3 Caroline Hartnell 5 December 2011

London on 1 December saw the long-awaited launch of SIAA, the Social Impact Analysis Association. The challenge for social impact analysis, said Jeremy Nicholls, chief executive of the SROI Network and a SIAA trustee, summing up …

Social Impact Analysts Association to launch in London in December

2 Claire Coulier 25 October 2011

Impact conferences are thick on the ground at the moment, a testimony to how topical an issue social impact has become for the voluntary sector. SOCAP11 in San Francisco prominently included discussions on social impact and …

Are institutional investors asking for the moon when it comes to social investment?

Caroline Hartnell 5 August 2011

On 13 July I attended the launch of a new report on social investment. Investor Perspectives on Social Enterprise Financing focuses on what is surely the holy grail of social investment: making it mainstream. It …

First-ever social impact evaluation of a film concludes funding The End of the Line was worth it

Caroline Hartnell 8 March 2011

Why do so few funders support film making? This was the question I raised in a Latest from Alliance post last September, reflecting on my recent day at Good Pitch UK 2010, where eight documentary …