Guide to measuring socio-economic impact

Navigating the complex landscape of socio-economic impact measurement

Companies are increasingly interested in measuring socio-economic impact as part of maintaining their license to operate, improving the business enabling environment, strengthening their value chains, and fueling product and service innovation. But while more and more tools are being developed to help companies measure socio-economic impact, it can be difficult to compare and choose among them.

The tools available today are incredibly diverse. They are based on different assumptions, they offer different functionality, they focus on different types of impact, and they suite different purposes. 

The  new publication, Measuring socio-economic impact: A guide for business is intended to help companies navigate the complex landscape of socio-economic impact measurement. 

The guide aims to: 

Provide an overview of the business case for measuring socio-economic impact   Introduce the terminology and basic theory used in this space for a busines audience    Profile a selection of existing tools for business needs   Accelerate business efforts to measure and manage socio-economic imact

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