Accelerating the Speed of Social Change

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The best architects don’t just construct buildings – they create an experience that provokes thinking and optimizes human interactions.  The same is true for building a better world.  At Social Impact Architects, we are bridgers between multiple disciplines with the goal of accelerating the speed of social change.  We are a social change agency that provides consulting and learning experiences to changemakers working alongside them to design creative and transformative solutions to social issues.

Latest Social Sector Ideas & Trends

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4 Elements of Entrepreneurial Culture

Can nonprofits be more entrepreneurial? In this blog, we share four elements that nonprofits can infuse into their culture to be a stronger, more innovative organization.

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Mastering 3Q, or What Would Peter Drucker Say?

The best leaders have an integrated approach to personal mastery – in this blog, we share new thinking on 3Q – IQ, EQ and the newest one – SQ – and how it applies to the social sector.

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Capitalism is Getting a Facelift – For Good

Businesses are awakening to the value of “doing good.” In this blog, we share this new paradigm and how we all can partner together so people and planet can co-exist with profits.

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Nonprofit Strategic Planning

Social Impact Architects works with social changemakers to create transformative solutions to social issues. We provide consulting and learning experiences to the sector, providing the tools and expertise to accelerate and increase community impact.

Nonprofit Cause Storytelling

Stories are the universal language among humans. The good news is that social sector organizations have great stories to share – if you learn how to tell them in the right way. Social Impact Architects works with social sector organizations to develop succinct, compelling messages that convey your results and speak to your stakeholders’ interests. We utilize a variety of tools to provide a holistic picture of the impact you have including anecdotes, internal/external data analysis, and social return on investment analysis. Learn More!

Corporate Social Responsibility

Ten years ago, only a dozen Fortune 500 companies even issued a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. Now, the majority do, and more than 7,000 businesses around the world have signed the UN Global Compact pledging to show good global citizenship. In addition, many companies are following the lead of strategy experts, such as Michael Porter, and embedding CSR into their organizational strategy and operations. The figure below illustrates this new approach published in Harvard Business Review in 2006. Social Impact Architects can help you – whether you are a for-profit or nonprofit – build a strategic and integrated Corporate Social Responsibility plan, which will enhance your impact in the community, increase your recognition for exceptional corporate citizenship and community service, and impact your performance through enhanced employee and community engagement. Learn More