Example Impact Reports
A great example of a second impact report by Big Venture Challenge2 award winning social enterprise, Active Minds.
Citizens Advice Bureau
An in-depth annual report from 2011-12 demonstrating the impact of the Citizens Advice Bureau in delivering services, directly helping people and through their campaigning.
The HCT Group are a social enterprise in the transport industry and have won awards for their excellent impact reporting. This is a good example of a well-designed impact report from 2011/12 which also captures the environmental impact HCT have made.
An example of a 40 page impact report by the social enterprise, Timewise Foundation, which includes an SROI analysis. Timewise are a Big Venture Challenge2 award winner.
A clear and creative impact report with learning and ambition built in. This report by Future First, a charity working to build alumni communities around state schools, is a good example of how to meet the best practice principles of impact reporting.
Accountability Lab’s first ever Impact Report, developed with pro bono support from Intentionality. A great example of listening to a wide range of stakeholders, of transparency and of impact measurement fuelling learning and improvement.
School for Social Entrepreneurs
A great example of impact measurement and reporting by the School for Social Entrepreneurs, which gives key facts in an accessible fashion, with data collected over a long period of time.
Outward Bound Trust
A useful explanantion on the Outward Bound Trust’s website of their aims and outcomes as well as an example of a good impact report.
This guide helps charities and social enterprises tell their own story of impact. It highlights the 6 general principles that define how organisations should communicate their impact and what should be included in a good impact report.
This is an update to the 2009 guide produced by the SROI Network. It explains the methodology of a Social Return on Investment and includes worked examples.
A really useful, really accessible guide to measuring well-being from the New Economics Foundation. A vital resource for any organisation interested in measuring and maximising the well-being of their stakeholders.
These guidelines provide a walk-through of the key processes involved in creating an impact measurement system, and set out an outline for an impact report.
Other useful links
Global Value Exchange: An open source database of Values, Outcomes, Indicators and Stakeholders developed and managed by the SROI Network