Posts Tagged "Inovação Social"

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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Assumptions: one of the challenges of a SIB feasibility study

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?

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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Capacity building models – What are they and what works best?

Fiona O'Driscoll

Organisational capacity is a range of interrelated components that give an organisation the ability to perform effectively – to do the right things in the best way to achieve their mission – and capacity building is activities and/or actions put…

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Capacity Building for Social Impact in Portugal’s Social Sector Organisations

Fiona O'Driscoll

The need for capacity building in social organisations to increase their impact readiness was the key subject for Impetus Private Equity Foundation’s 2014 report to the G8 Social Impact Investment Taskforce called “Building the Capacity for Impact”. This report is the starting point…

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