Developing composite indices to measure change


AUTHOR: NEF Consulting team and reviewed by Samra Mariam, Senior Consultant, NEF Consulting. Monetary valuation of social and environmental outcomes, as applied in methodologies like Social Return on Investment (SROI) and Social Cost-Benefit Analysis (SCBA), has become an increasingly common approach… Read more »

The potential benefits of improved meteorological services in Rwanda

A forecastive cost‐benefit analysis NEF Consulting’s clients operate in a range of sectors and regions, and so do we. Samra Mariam was recently in Rwanda to conduct a forward-looking cost-benefit analysis of the potential benefits of investing in better weather and climate information…. Read more »

New Social KPI puts community in driver’s seat for regeneration projects

A new Social KPI developed by NEF Consulting is set to assist local government in the community-led regeneration of Milton Keynes. In a collaboration first announced 2016, research carried out by NEF Consulting and YourMK (a regeneration partnership between Milton… Read more »

Report finds challenges and benefits for social supply chains

Research conducted by NEF Consulting has suggested investments in social enterprises yield significantly larger returns of social value compared to commercial investments. Social supply chains yield benefits In research commissioned by construction and development company Wates Group, NEF Consulting found… Read more »


Following extensive research and first-hand interviews across Namibia and China, NEF Consulting and Raleigh International have released the findings of a study into the benefits of volunteering for participants in a long-running programme. The study found significant improvements to the… Read more »