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Bridging the Gap Between Learning and Teaching Impact Skills

Upskilling workers and employees with green and social skills, otherwise known as impact skills, is an effective means to accelerate the climate transition. Yet, while demand is high for learning these skills and employing workers with such skills, there is a recognisable deficit of accessible, transparent and accredited teaching opportunities. Bridging this gap provides the solution.

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Making stakeholder engagement truly meaningful

Meaningful stakeholder engagement refers to the routine interaction with any relevant stakeholders, including those individuals that are affected by your decisions, with the openness to adjust your services based on their feedback. Yet, currently, stakeholder engagement is used more as a buzzword as opposed to its purpose of tangibly influencing decision making. So how do we turn stakeholder engagement from just a buzzword to a meaningful and practical process?

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Article on financial remuneration of fund managers tied to the level of impact they create
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Tying financial remuneration of fund managers to impact

In mainstream investing, success is measured through financial performance – returns. To align fund managers’ interests, their carry is tied to it. If impact investing promises both financial and impact performance, should we link compensation accordingly?

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Webinar on using technology for impact management with Efiko and Social Value International
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What is the role of tech to make real impact management feasible?

In order to implement impact measurement and management (IMM) at scale, more tools are required for efficient aggregation of impact data and decision making. So what role does technology play in making real impact management feasible and how should enterprises identify appropriate technological solutions?

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4 steps to effective stakeholder engagement infographic
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4 steps for effective stakeholder engagement

To effectively measure and manage social and environmental impact, numerous measurement methodologies mention engaging with stakeholders as a key practice. Although stakeholder engagement seems like a simple process, there is still a lack of adequate implementation. So how can we effectively engage with stakeholders and act upon the outcomes to improve operations while maximising the impact of our work?

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leveraging impact data for business growth
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Leveraging impact data for business growth

Data, a key tool in the world of finance, yet often ignored in the scene of social impact management. But how to manage without measuring? Experts Lina and Pieter explain their views and share their tips on leveraging impact data.

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Investing for Impact: Good but not Enough?

Impact investing catches the imagination of people and organisations as the new source of hope in our collective ability to address the SDGs. To realise its true promise, we however need to double down on creating a level playing field for impact investors and create infrastructure for true impact accountability. 

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The Genesis of Efiko

Are you part of the growing group of people aiming to make organisations and the economy serve a greater purpose than wealth accumulation? Then much like us, you have probably wondered a thousand times what you could do better to make strides towards enabling that purpose. It is precisely with this mission in mind that Efiko Academy was born in September 2020.

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