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Social Impact Workshop

Author: E3M
Date: 13.01.15
Event date: 13.01.2015
Event location: London

Advancing thinking on how to Measuring Social Impact is an important strand of E3M’s work In 2013 E3M published a piece of action based research on the “Measuring Social Impact in Social Enterprise: The State of thought and practice in the UK” (Jim Clifford, Kate Markey and Natasha Malpini). This work informed the European Commission […]

Finance for Growth

Author: E3M
Date: 04.11.14
Event date: 04.11.2014
Event location: London

This one-day seminar focused on the needs and interests of established social businesses  seeking finance on acceptable terms to grow their operations and impact. The seminar was designed to equip participants with the practical information and knowledge about financial models that can support successful growth strategies and the relevance of finance being offered by specialist fund managers. […]

Seminar: Governance for Growth

Author: E3M
Date: 18.09.14
Event date: 18.09.2014
Event location: London

This seminar was designed for established social enterprises trading in public sector markets considering different approaches to growth. Why is governance important for growth? Thousands of social enterprises fail to achieve their potential impact due to risk averse boards Over 60% of social enterprise failures stem from poor governance Governance is now a key element in the due […]

Measuring Social Impact in Social Enterprise: The state of thought and practice in the UK

Author: E3M
Date: 03.03.14

Measurement of social impact matters. Social organisations need, more than ever, to evidence it as the funding and commissioning landscape evolves and grows ever more competitive. However this is not simply a funder or commissioner-driven need. A range of drivers include burgeoning social need, cash constraints in public funding, legislative change, changing delivery and funder landscapes, growth of a […]

Who Lives the Longest? Busting the social venture survival myth

Author: E3M
Date: 10.02.14

A Comparative Analysis of the Longevity of PLCs and Third Sector Organisations – prepared for E3M Who lives longest? This study clearly shows that the top social ventures are more likely, over a 30 year period, to remain at the top than PLCs. Public and private sector managers, both commissioners and investors, should be aware of this finding. E3M gratefully acknowledges the financial support given to this project by the following organisations: Turning Point; LEYF; Benenden; Fusion21; PSS; Bates Wells Braithwaite LLP and the University of Northampton Link to document: Who lives the longest?

E3M 2013 Conference Report

Author: E3M
Date: 28.03.13

On 4-5 March 2013 E3M held its inaugural European conference in Kettering. This important, two-ˇday European event held in English, French and Italian, brought together over 250 people from 14 different countries to discuss the key issues for growing successful social enterprise. Themed around the topics Markets, Money, Models and Measurement, the conference took place in the […]

2013 Conference: Growing Successful Social Enterprise

Author: E3M
Date: 28.03.13
Event date: 04.03.2013
Event location: Kettering

Growing Successful Social Enterprise was organised and hosted by Social Business International and the University of Northampton under the E3M initiative, and was also supported by Bates Wells & Braithwaite LLP and Unity Trust Bank. This important, two-day European event held in English, French and Italian, brought together over 250 people from 14 different countries to discuss the […]