The third meeting of non-profit and business representatives took place on July 18, 2017, aboard the Cargo Gallery boat.
The main theme of the evening was measuring social impact of organizations. Those who came to the boat learned how to start tracking impact and how it can benefit their organization in general. Guests presented examples of good practice from the Czech Republic and abroad. The evening also included the announcement of the award winner for the annual report that best captures the social impact of the organization.
The main guests of the evening were:
Antonia Orr - the head of the civil society organization Coalition for Efficiency. She currently focuses on expanding the program Measuring the Good, which works in cooperation with the organization Volunteering Matters and provides organizations with effective and affordable support for social impact monitoring. Previously, she served as Managing Director at the ETC Charity, where she developed a methodology for monitoring social benefit in community transport. In 2013, she helped to launch and develop UnLtd's Global Social Entrepreneurship Network, an international network of organizations supporting social entrepreneurs.
Barbora Komberec Novosadová - Manager of Dobrovolník.cz, a portal that inspires volunteering and is a meeting place for people who implement projects with a positive social impact. While managing Dobrovolník.cz, she has the possibility to connect both individuals and civil society organizations as well as companies whose culture volunteering is a natural part of.
Author: Jan Hromádko