Understanding impact in social investments

Thames Rivers Trust / The Rivers Trust (Paul Colley)

Understanding the impact of our social investments is critical for our learning and ensuring that we are an effective investor. In a new report, we outline how we assess the difference each social investment is intended to make, how we track its progress over time, and how that shapes our learning as an investor.

View the report in full-screen or click the button in the top left hand corner to download.

By sharing our thinking and learning so far, we hope other social investors considering similar questions will find it useful. We are still at an early stage of this work and would welcome feedback, as well as the opportunity to learn from others about what they're doing on understanding impact.

Do get in touch by emailing: communications@esmeefairbairn.org.uk.

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