The navigation on the left gives an in-depth account of Social Return on Investment (SROI) and its uses. You will also find a detailed description on how to carry out a Social Return on Investment report.

What is SROI?What is SROI?
Social Return on Investment (SROI) is a method for measuring and communicating a broad concept of value that incorporates social, environmental and economic impacts.


What does SROI measure?What does SROI measure?
SROI measures change in ways that are relevant to the people or organisations that experience or contribute to it.


Why use SROI?Why use SROI?
A SROI analysis can serve many purposes and can help with a range of activities: strategic planning, raising the organisation’s profile or making a stronger case for future funding.


Principles of SROIPrinciples of SROI
SROI was developed from social accounting and cost-benefit analysis and is based on seven principles.


How does SROI apply to you?How does SROI apply to you?
SROI can be useful for a wide range of reasons depending on who you are. This section explains why third sector organisations, funders and investors, and commissioners of services use it.


How to do SROIHow to do SROI
To carry out an SROI you will have to go through the following stages: establishing scope and identifying key stakeholders mapping outcomes.


Graphic of Interactive Impact MapInteractive Impact Map 



Glossary of SROI termsGlossary of SROI terms
We realise that there is a lot of new terminology being introduced: check here if you need some help.