Measuring Impact (2016)

Group Focus

Exploring best practices and emerging trends in impact measurement. Key questions include: how do we decide which metrics to measure, weighing the needs of both funders and implementers? How do we develop a system to track those metrics? How do we do all this in a way that is relevant, useful, and as painless as possible?

Group Members

Representatives from these organizations: Ajinomoto, Danone, Greenlight Planet, Mercy Corps, Philips Healthcare, Phosboucraa Foundation, S.C. Johnson, Snow International, Together Association (part of Siemens Stiftung Empowering People Network), USAID U.S. Global Development Lab, World Vision International

Publication

The Metrics Café
Who decides what impact data gets measured? A guide to bring funders and grantees to the table
2017

Case Presentations

  • Mercy Corps
  • Greenlight Planet
  • Root Capital
  • MIT D-Lab
  • Philips Healthcare
  • Snow International
  • Together Association (part of Siemens Stiftung Empowering People Network)
  • World Vision
  • MIT J-PAL