1. Social Impact Assessment
Social Value Japan (SVJ) provides social impact assessment in order to promote business improvement and accountability. SVJ can propose evaluation methods that meet the needs of client’s projects.
2. Social Impact Bond (SIB) Consulting
SVJ provides general consulting services for the introduction of Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) as models for social investment in public-private partnerships, including the design of the mechanism and post-implementation review, to governments, private companies, and investors.
3. Social Impact Assessment Seminar
Utilizing the knowledge of social impact assessment that Social Value International has cultivated, SVJ provides seminars on social impact assessment. The content of the seminar can be arranged according to the knowledge level of participants, the scale of the seminar, and the number of seminar days (1 to 3 days, etc.).
4. Speech on Social Impact Assessment
SVJ provides speakers for lectures on social impact assessments and SIBs. The content of the lecture can be arranged depending on the purpose of the lecture and the interest of the participants.
5. Consulting for Creating Social Impacts
SVJ provides comprehensive consulting services from the project design to evaluation method development for those who seek higher social impacts in their CSR and social projects. SVJ can support prior to the start of the project, for target selection, developing logic models, and deciding evaluation methods to maximize social impacts.
6. Advisory on Social Impact Assessment
SVJ advises clients on how to achieve more accurate accountability for social impact assessments conducted by clients or others.
1. Social Impact Assessment
“Social Impact Assessment of Japanese Women’s Leadership Initiative” (FY2019 / American foundation)
“Social Impact Assessment of Off-Grid Solutions” (FY2017 / Japanese manufacturing company)
“Social Impact Assessment of a Human Resource Development Program for Elementary School Students” (FY2018 / Japanese manufacturing company)
“Development of a Social Impact Assessment Framework in the Area of Recruitment and Temporary Staffing” (FY2019 / Japanese company)“
Social Impact Assessment of a Youth Employment Support Program” (FY2018 / NPO)
“Social Impact Assessment of a Leadership Development Program for University Students” (FY2017 – FY2018 / NPO in the U.S.)
“Social Impact Assessment of a Youth Employment Support Program” (FY2017 / NPO)“Social Impact Assessment of an Entrepreneurship Development Project” (FY2017 / General Incorporated Association)
“Social Impact Assessment of Funding and Consultation for Non-Profit Organizations Operating in the Disaster Area of Tohoku” (FY2016 / Public Interest Incorporated Foundation)
“Proposal of Evaluation Indicators for a Human Resource Development Program for High School Students in the Affected Areas” (FY2016 / General Incorporated Association)
2. SIB Consulting
“SIB Introduction in Ikeda City’s Educational Counseling and Free School Projects” (“Environmental Improvement Project for the Development and Dissemination of Social Projects Utilizing Private Sector Vitality in the Health and Welfare Field” by Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare) (FY2017-2019)
3. Research and Study
“Research on the Status of Strategic Philanthropy and Impact Investing in East Asia” (FY2020 / Public Interest Incorporated Foundation)
“Study Group on Pay for Success (PFS) / Social Impact Bond (SIB)” (FY2020)
“Practical Examples and Future Development of Social Problem Solving Using Social Impact Assessment,” The Japan Civil Engineering Consultants Association, December 15, 2020 [Speaker: Executive Director Ken ITO].
“Responsible Investment and ESG Management,” Asia Pacific Social Innovation Summit, September 2020 (online) [Speaker: Executive Director Ken ITO].
“Promoting Cross-Sectoral Collaboration Supportive of the Platforms: Co-creating Financing Mechanisms and Mobilizing Resources for Assisting the Recovery of Social Enterprises towards Leaving No One Behind in Building Back Better,” ISEA, September 2020 (Online) [Speaker: Executive Director Ken ITO]
“Emerging Trends in Social Innovation,” Workforce Development Agency, Ministry of Labor Republic of China (Taiwan), October 14, 2019 (Taipei, Taiwan) [Speaker: Executive Director Ken ITO].
“Case Study – Setting up an Impact Portfolio”, Small and Medium Enterprise Administration, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan, “IMPACT INVESTING: MARKET AND PRACTICE”, May 13, 2019 (Taipei, Taiwan) [Speaker: Executive Director Ken ITO].
“Social Impact Assessment of Business in Developing Countries – Development Effectiveness of Business”, Foundation for Advanced Studies on International Development (FASID), February 15-16, 2019 [Speaker: Executive Director Ken ITO].
SVJ has more than 100 training experiences.