Measuring Real Value: A DIY Guide to Social Return on Investment (2007)
Social Return on Investment’ analysis captures the positive social and environmental impacts that are otherwise left off the balance sheet. Social enterprises, third sector organisations and ethical businesses deliver a far wider range of benefits than it is possible to capture using narrow conventional assessments of returns on investment. This guide provides instructions on how to prove and quantify the wider social value created by companies and organisations with a social purpose.
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