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We previously posted on Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) – here we examine Social Return on Capital (SROI) and want your #opinion.

Unlike ROCI, SROI is the #financialvalue of the social and environmental good that is likely to result from each dollar invested.

SROI=(SIV-IIA) / (IIA×100%)


SIV=social impact value

IIA=initial investment amount

​Which calculation do you use?

In an article by the #Harvard Business Review, a team individuals from The Rise Fund and The Bridgespan Group identified a new metric to evaluate the projected return of an opportunity : impact multiple of money (IMM) with the last step in the calculation being the calculation of social return for every dollar spent.

Have you used the IMM before?

All steps listed here: