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Simon Faivel

Simon Faivel is a Director in the SVA Consulting team. Simon’s focus is on managing to outcomes and he leads SVA’s work on Social Return on Investment (SROI). He is an accredited SROI trainer and practitioner and Chair of the Social Impact Measurement Network of Australia (SIMNA) Steering Committee. He is also a co-Chair of Social Value International (SVI) and is on the international SROI Network Methodology Sub-Committee. - See more at: http://www.socialventures.com.au/people/simon-faivel/#sthash.XJg0SJJV.dpuf
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Seven pitfalls to avoid in outcomes measurement

What are the common things that go wrong when setting up an outcomes measurement approach? SVA consultants share 10 years of insights.
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SROI revolution or evolution?

A growing emphasis on developing rich theories of change, being pragmatic about what data to collect, and increasing sophistication in valuing outcomes has put Social Return on Investment (SROI) at the forefront for how society can better account for what really matters.
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Managing to outcomes: what, why and how?

Measuring the things that matter most is only part of the story; real change comes through building a culture that understands how to use this data to manage to outcomes. Five key reasons for managing to outcomes are: to sustain or grow funding, to improve...
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Getting the most out of SROI

Different parts of the SROI framework can be applied to understand the effectiveness and efficiency of any investment, program or organisation – without doing a full SROI report. In this article we outline some of the ways that the SROI framework and the principles of...