Following the very successful delivery of a 6 part series of linked workshops during July & August, Red Ochre will be repeating the series in October for the Directory of Social Change. The workshops will kick off on the 5th of October, each is 2 hours long and delivered online. Read more »
Infographic: How you can summarise SROI
Visually this is a great summary of an SROI. I am, however, struggling to find the time scale that the return occurs over. Without a time scale it is impossible to calculate a Rate of Return.
This is a typical issue with SROI studies. Financial proxies and savings accrued to the public purse are calculated, which suggests a return – social or financial.
As any investor worth their salt will tell you this doesn’t help in investment or social investment decision making. In order to compare different scenarios a rate of return is needed.