Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Free Workshop Explains the Financial Side of Doing Good

SOCAP09 (Social Capital Markets 2009) is being held in San Francisco September 1-3, 2009. If the $1,195 registration fee is beyond your budget but you are interested in intersection of money and meaning, don’t miss the free pre-conference workshop being offered on September 1 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm by Social Venture Technology Group. SOCAP09 registrants and non-registrants are welcome.

The target audience for the workshop is leaders from companies, NGOs, foundations, and investors in charge of allocating funds who want a better understanding of the tools available to measure and quantify the positive social, economic, and environmental impacts of their investments.

The interactive workshop will cover how to set impact goals, determine the right metrics to track, understand how to track them over time, and communicate results for the greatest influence. SVT Group will also share strategies for managing the information successfully, and discuss the latest tools and trends in impact measurement.

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