The Guardian’s view on the Aid System

Completely agree that aid needs to change and focus on the systemic level to make real change.  We also need to avoid putting our own values and assumptions onto the countries and communities we are trying to help – which this article doesn’t quite stretch to…

Social Impact is not the same as Charity

There has been a lot in the UK news recently about charities, and not much of it good: Age UK selling expensive utility contracts, Kids Company closing after accepting millions in public funding, a new Charities Bill restricting organisations’ lobbying abilities to an already thin-skinned government.  And so it continues. Read more…

Impact is for everyone

Recently a client told me that his business was too small to impact properly and that they would never be able to make the business fully accountable.  I was surprised as the ideas that we had been discussing about how he could improve and measure impact were not expensive and Read more…

So what is Social Impact

So I recently did an internet search on the term “Social Impact.”  It sure is used by lots of people to cover a multitude of stuff.  From donating to your favourite cause via a text message or attending a fundraising event sponsored by a large mainstream brand, to small acts Read more…