How to Assess a Social Enterprise

Thursday, February 20, 2014

There are numerous ways to measure impact, and entire firms dedicated to doing so. There is no one “right” method, but the way a social enterprise talks about their impact may be an indicator of their operations and worldview.

Let’s say there’s a social enterprise that uses all the popularly accepted words about sustainable and holistic community development. And then when they talk about their impact they say, “We’ve built 100 schools in five countries in the past 10 years.”

Source: HuffPost Impact (link opens in a new window)

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Entrepreneurship, Impact Assessment
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crowdfunding, Impact Assessment, social enterprise, social entrepreneurship