Sub-theme 71: Social Impact Evaluation: The Technical and Sociopolitical Challenges of Accountability

Alnoor Ebrahim, Tufts University, USA
Karen Maas, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Jonatan Pinkse, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Session I: Thursday, July 04, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - G.10
Logics of Impact Measurement
Chair: Jonatan Pinkse
Saurabh Lall
Balancing act: How institutional logics influence impact measurement practices in social entrepreneurship
Jane Gibbon and Colin Dey
Constructing accounting for social outcomes and impact: Combining critical perspectives on the logics of ‘blended value’
Session II: Thursday, July 04, 14:00 to 15:30, LB - G.10
Rationalities of Impact Measurement
Chair: Karen Maas
Emily Barman
Impact as boundary object: Social impact evaluation for impact investment
Lehn M. Benjamin
The hidden impact of social change
Daniel Fisher
On the lack of moral efficiency: Implications for public-private interactions and social value
Julien Kleszczowski and Nathalie Raulet-Croset
Combination of rationalities in social impact evaluation: A study in a French nonprofit organization
Session III: Friday, July 05, 09:00 to 10:30, LB - G.10
Linking Accountability to Ecosystems
Chair: Alnoor Ebrahim
Tim Kasim and Richard Barker
Institutional work or institutional trap? The possibilities and constraints of making sustainability reporting ‘comparable’ with financial reporting
Tracey Dodd, Carmen Reaiche and Roberto Cavazos
An inquiry into social impact measurement for programs designed to end poverty, in developed nations, through entrepreneurship training
Marios Samdanis and Catherine L Wang
From measuring to organising for social impact: A conceptual framework for social impact and organisational design
Michelle Westermann-Behaylo, Tricia Olsen, Kathleen Rehbein and Annie C. Snelson-Powell
Accountability for negative social impacts: Uncovering pathways to remedy for corporate human rights abuses
Session IV: Friday, July 05, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - G.10
Linking Accountability to Learning and Strategy
Chair: Karen Maas
Gorgi Krlev
Living with best friends? On how new models of care provision create social impact
Vishal Gupta and K.V. Gopakumar
Managing mission drifts with organizational evolution: The case of an Indian nonprofit organization
Domenico Dentoni, Federica Angeli and Jonatan Pinkse
How can we learn if we have different views of success? Organizational learning from performance feedback in hybrid organizations
Tarik El Bouyahyani and Karin Kreutzer
What’s in it for the firm? Reviewing corporate volunteering outcomes and their effect on the strategic renewal of firms
Session V: Friday, July 05, 14:00 to 15:30, LB - G.10
- Group Discussion -
Chair: Alnoor Ebrahim
Session VI: Saturday, July 06, 09:00 to 10:30, LB - G.10
Measurement in Impact Investing
Chair: Greg Molecke
Pablo Muñoz, Edward Gamble and Haley A. Beer
How impact measurement works in emerging social industries
Anirudh Agrawal
Review of social impact assessment measures used by impact investing firms
Sarah L. Carroux and Falko Paetzold
Unlocking the black box of private impact investors
'Alim Beveridge, Garima Sharma and Joel Gehman
Renewing vows: Why businesses bolster their commitment to social and environmental impact
Session VII: Saturday, July 06, 11:00 to 12:30, LB - G.10
Social Construction of Ratings and Reporting
Chair: Jonatan Pinkse
Geert Demuijnck
Comparing the social and environmental impact of corporations. A reflective equilibrium in a murky environment
David Monciardini, Guido Conaldi and Valentina Baiamonte
Contested calues and competing professional claims in the construction of mandatory corporate sustainability reporting