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SOCAP16’s Reflections part 2

Laboratório de Investimento Social

The more mature a market is, the better performance it will have. This is because both kinds of return depend on a variety of factors that must be adequately developed, requiring time and evidence. Let me tell you about the…

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SOCAP16’s Reflections part 1

Laboratório de Investimento Social

The narrative of impact measurement needs to be changed from complex and costly to simple and absolutely strategic and central to all interventions. Back from San Francisco, and after having had the time to process all the information from the…

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On our way to SOCAP16

Laboratório de Investimento Social

At the end of the day, it is all about connections. It is no news how networking can have a powerful impact in value creation. People meet, experiences and learning are shared and opportunities arise. Well aware of this, and in…

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Building a SIB market: learnings from the Portuguese experience (só disponível em inglês)

Laboratório de Investimento Social

In the past three years, Portugal watched its very own social investment market go from birth to taking its first steps. Portuguese policy makers and market champions such as Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation have embraced social innovation as a priority area,…

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Assumptions: one of the challenges of a SIB feasibility study (só disponível em Inglês)

Laboratório de Investimento Social

“(…) Whether the assumptions are about the cohort size or the daily cost per offender, they have to be set carefully in order to represent the most probable case. As said before, this process is just as challenging as setting…

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How much time is enough… but not too much? (só disponível em Inglês)

Laboratório de Investimento Social

“(…) the definition of outcome metrics are extremely important for a contract such as a Social Impact Bond. For the service provider, the outcome metrics are the motivation to be socially efficient (…), for the commissioner, they guarantee a social…

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The age of ageing (só disponível em Inglês)

Laboratório de Investimento Social

At no previous point in history has there ever been an age structure in which the older age groups are larger than the younger ones. The demographic shift is unprecedented and will challenge policy makers, civil society and individuals. Yet…

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Loneliness, the silent killer (só disponível em Inglês)

Laboratório de Investimento Social

“Loneliness is not just an unpleasant emotion. Loneliness and social isolation can have grave consequences on mental and physical health. Knowing that, there is much more that can be done.” Moving from ambiguous to clear Loneliness can be defined as…

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The Phenomenon of Homelessness (só disponível em Inglês)

Laboratório de Investimento Social

“Estimates of the world´s homeless population in addition to those living in poor housing conditions reach figures of 1 Billion, including 3 Million in Western Europe.”                             …

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Um plano para a construção do mercado de investimento social em Portugal

Joana Cruz Ferreira

“Vivemos tempos de crescentes desafios sociais. Números como os 17.4% de abandono escolar precoce, 34.5% de desemprego jovem, ou 46.9% de cidadãos em risco de viverem abaixo da linha de pobreza antes de transferências sociais, representam desafios sociais complexos e…

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