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Conducting Social Impact Assessment for Third Sector Organizations

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Social impact assessment has become increasingly valued by social investors or funders to capture the value their investments can generate. As such, traditional nonprofit organizations (“NPO”), social enterprises and even corporate social responsibilities (“CSR”) initiatives have to be accountable for the funds they receive.

This case puts forward a novel discussion on how the performance and social impacts of social sector organizations are assessed in Hong Kong.

Learning Objective:

1.   Learn the normative foundations of SROI and how it should be applied to NPOs and social enterprises in the Hong Kong context.

2.   Learn the factors affecting an entity’s SROI.

3.   Apply SROI on social impact measurement.

4.   Critically evaluate and interpret the SROI results.

5.   Identify pros and cons and the limitations of using SROI methodology.  

Year of Publication: 2021
Ref. No.: 21/687C
Discipline: Accounting & Control, Social Enterprises & Ethics
Industry: Non-Profit
Country: Hong Kong SAR
Company: N/A
Languages: English
Pages of Text: 8