There are a number of different types of publication included here. There is the guide and its supplements, the information about assurance and training.
There is a section for reports that the Network has produced, and a section for reports that have been produced by members of the Network.
These include reports that members have produced on SROI and related topics
This is the 2nd edition of the AA1000 Stakeholder Engagement Standard. It builds on the revisions to the AA1000APS (2008) and on advances in engagement practice over the last six years.
AA1000 Accountability Standards Principles Standard 2008
Central government clarifies how social, economic and environmental value should be considered in service, procurement and commissioning decisions.
New statutory guidance on the Best Value Duty from the Department for Community and Local Government sets out expectations of the way local authorities and other relevant bodies should work with voluntary and community groups and small businesses when facing difficult funding decisions.
Method statement - Third edition
Additionality Guide - A standard approach to assessing the additional impact of interventions.
This Hall Aitken report presents the findings of the evaluation of the Measuring Social Value project and the SROI project. The research explored how the two projects have made a difference in promoting awareness and use of SROI and the principles it is based on.
The Guardian - Good Business - Finance Article Wednesday 24th Feb 2012
In a recession, even ideas that change lives can be seen as an unacceptable risk by over-wary ﬁnanciers. So how can "unbankable" social enterprises raise ﬁnance? Sandra Haurant checks out funding alternatives.
This report is the culmination of a two-year pilot project, designed to test and develop the effectiveness of Social Return on Investment (SROI) as a way of measuring the impact of investment into social enterprises and other third sector organisations.
Why measuring and communicating social value can help social enterprise become more competitive. By Jeremy Nicholls. A social enterprise think piece for the Ofﬁce of the Third Sector, November 2007.
Money Talks Presentation Slides
SROI - The economic and social value created by social firms, By Sheila Durie.
Measuring social value for the Adventure Capital Fund.
nef 2008 - Measuring Value - A guide to Social Return on Investment (SROI)
Unintended Consequences: How the efficiency agenda erodes local public services and a new public benefit model to restore them.
Investing in Impact Partnership
By Social Ventures Australia Consulting, February 2012
SROI Canada Accreditation Training Flyer 2011
Over the last couple of years there have been a number of reports written about SROI. Very often these are repeat misunderstandings and sometimes misrepresentations of what SROI is all about. Perhaps in part this is our responsibility, for not ensuring that the information we provide as a Network is clear enough. SROI is designed as a way to help people answer the question “how much value are we creating” and so for people who want to answer this question but who may be coming across some of these misunderstandings, we have decided it is time to respond.