Helping organizations integrate
measurable impact into decision-making

Impact Strategy

 

For businesses and organizations today, creating a positive social impact is directly tied to sustainability and growth. But how can organizations transition their business strategy to prioritize social good and fully account for the resources they are applying toward impact?

Through impact strategy development, and rigorous measurement and reporting, our team helps organizations achieve their impact vision and drive positive and equitable outcomes.

Our Solution

We help organizations create impact measurement evaluation and reporting frameworks, develop social impact strategies, use data science as a key tool, and design evidence-based and impact-centered policies and programming. We work with our storytelling team to develop strategies to tell your impact story in an engaging and human-centered way.

Our rigorous, accurate, and transparent impact measurement and reporting structure leads to:

  • Heightened trust from investors and stakeholders through transparency and evidence-based outcomes through transparency and evidence-based outcomes.
  • Actionable data to inform decision-making.
  • Accountability for resources invested into the social and environmental spaces.
  • Sustainability

Sectors we are working in

Social service organizations

For-profit companies

Non-profit government agencies (state, local, federal)

Investment portfolios

Family Foundations and philanthropic portfolios

Impact Definition

Assess the current impact measurement process rooted in performance to date. Clarify theory of change and define associated key performance indicators.

Our Expertise
Our Approach
  • We leverage our position as a University-affiliated organization to draw from a deep bench of academics and researchers who can contribute to helping us solve the most important issues.
  • We apply informed and rigorous impact measurement and analysis practices.
  • We bring top-tier data scientists and data visualization practices to our work.
  • We convert the research, analysis, and evaluation data into compelling and actionable stories to inspire the world to listen and act.
  • We use data, measurement, and evaluation to offer impact-centered recommendations for leadership teams, boards, and organizations to champion those ideas to key stakeholders.

How are We Different?

We are University affiliated applied researchers. We take the academic rigor and infuse it into our work to preserve the integrity of academic research and community interventions.

We offer tailored impact solutions and data tracking and visualization tools. With constantly evolving standards and differing stakeholder expectations, our experts design solutions specific to the needs of our partners with accuracy, accountability, and clear communication in mind.

We provide human-centered, comprehensive impact measurement. Our experience has taught us that the people closest to the problem are the most likely to have the solutions.

  • We synthesize both quantitative and qualitative data in our impact analysis and reporting.
  • Our process gives clients critical insights into the personal stories and challenges of stakeholders in their community.
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