A Practical Guide to Measuring and Managing Impact
The goal of impact measurement is to manage and control the process of creating social impact in order to maximise or optimise it (relative to costs). Based on best practices from the field, this guide is filled with tips on how to implement impact measurement in five easy-to-understand steps, at the level of both the social investors and their investees.
Launched in 2013, the guide was updated mid-2015 to include information on its uptake, the challenges that practitioners continue to face, its contribution to policy work, and EVPA’s future plans in terms of research on impact measurement and management.
The impact measurement standard used here is endorsed by the European Commission as the EU-wide best practice standard of impact measurement.