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Foundations of
Socieconomic Impact 

Insights into socioeconomic

business value drivers, culture,

support structures and initiatives

Socioeconomic impact isn't always visible at first glance; therefore, we help clients uncover:

 IN-DEPTH PERSPECTIVES

Our IMPACT Consultants provide clients with reliable information and actionable insights, helping them determine the socioeconomic impact of their sustainability and social initiatives. This enables clients to secure executive buy-in, maintain program support, and achieve maximum positive impact. 

STRATEGIC

BUSINESS

VALUE

Clients gain insights that align initiatives with broader business goals, ensuring strategic alignment and value creation.

INCREASED

STAKEHOLDER

CONFIDENCE

Clients benefit from transparent reporting that builds trust and credibility with stakeholders, enhancing their confidence and support.

LONG-TERM

PROGRAM

SUSTAINABILITY

Clients receive support in aligning initiatives with socioeconomic goals, promoting enduring success and program stability.

IMPROVED

RESOURCE ALLOCATION

Clients can make informed decisions on where to allocate resources, ensuring they are efficiently used in the most impactful way.

HIGHER

RETURN ON INVESTEMENTS

Clients see better financial and social returns by aligning economic investments with social outcomes through continuous improvement.

LAYERED WORKSTREAMS

STRATEGIC       LAYER

Focuses on how well impact initiatives align with the organization's overall goals and strategies

  • Resiliency & Sustainable Development Planning

  • Community Benefit Program Development

  • Impact Investment Evaluation

  • ESG, Sustainability, and Social Impact Reporting

PROTECTIVE LAYER

Focuses on managing and mitigating risks associated with impact initiatives

  • Climate-Related Insurance & Risk Management

  • Crisis Management & Preparedness Planning

  • Sustainability Audits for Supply Chains

SUPPORTIVE LAYER

Represents the commitment to creating sustainable impact and fostering long-term change through engagement and advocacy

  • Community Outreach & Engagement

  • Public Policy & Social Advocacy

  • Environmental Justice Initiatives

  • Just Transition Strategies

  • Inclusive Governance Practices

GROWTH

LAYER

Emphasizes expanding the reach and scale of impact initiatives to drive broader socioeconomic benefits

  • Local Economic Empowerment Initiatives

  • Financial Inclusion Programs

  • Financial Literacy Education

CULTURAL

LAYER

Addresses the role of organizational culture in supporting and sustaining impact initiatives.

  • Organizational Culture & Leadership Development

  • Diversity Innovation & Modernization

  • Remote Work Adaptability Programs

Ensuring visibility from global to local

Our iMPACT Resource Network 

Socioeconomic impact can sometimes be difficult to interpret; therefore, we provide various:

 CLARITY LEVELS

Our Grey Consultants, Community Navigators, and ZIP Code Agents form a network across different dimensions and contexts, enhancing your initiatives' clarity and transparency as they are examined closer to the neighborhood level. This multi-level network ensures that your sustainability and social initiatives are focused, credible, and effectively executed, improving their overall impact.

GREY

CONSULTANTS

Grey Consultants are seasoned remote strategists typically employed in corporate functions who offer their services during off hours.

  • Visibility Level: 10,000 feet

  • Scope: Broad, strategic insights

  • Focus: High-level economic analysis and strategy

  • Impact Area: National and international

  • Number of Resources: ~50 consultants

COMMUNITY

NAVIGATORS

Community Navigators are grounded advocates and community members, cultivating social change from the ground up.

  • Visibility Level: 1,000 feet

  • Scope: Localized community engagement

  • Focus: Bridging high-level strategy with community needs

  • Impact Area: City or regional

  • Number of Resources: ~200 navigators

ZIP CODE

AGENTS

ZIP Code Agents act as eyes and ears on the ground, providing localized data and context-rich insights to ensure initiatives create meaningful impact where it matters most.

  • Visibility Level: Ground level (100 feet)

  • Scope: On-the-ground, detailed data collection

  • Focus: Real-time, neighborhood-specific observations

  • Impact Area: Specific neighborhoods or ZIP codes

  • Number of Resources: ~1,000 agents

GLOBAL /

NATIONAL

STATE /

CITY

ZIP CODE / NEIGHBORHOOD

Operationalizing the

Sustainability and

Social Business Case

Aligning economic investments

with socioeconomic outcomes

Socioeconomic impact is multidimensional; hence, we help clients strengthen and operationalize the: 

BUSINESS CASE

We help clients operationalize sustainability and social initiatives by focusing on socioeconomic value. We treat these initiatives as an integrated business network where strategies align with functional responsibilities. By optimizing stakeholder contributions and priorities, we identify the 'sweet spot'—the True North—and the key drivers of impact. Our approach maximizes impact, minimizes risks, and delivers cost-effective solutions.

BENEFITS ALLOCATION MODEL

ECONOMIC ORIENTATION

Typically has more immediate and measurable power or impact within a business, leading to greater synergy when aligned properly.

Finance / Investor Relations Persona

Finance /

Investor Relations

23%

Typical Chief Executive Officer

Executive

Office

47%

Typical Chief Sales and Marketing Officer

Sales & Marketing

30%

SOCIOECONOMIC ORIENTATION

Balances economic goals with social considerations, providing a broader but potentially less immediate impact.

Typical Chief Compliance / Risk Officer

Compliance / Risk

Typical Head of IT / Analytics

IT / Analytics

Stereotypical Chief Procurement / Supply Chain Officer

Procurement

22%

9%

14%

Stereotypical Chief Human Resources Officer

Human Resources

Stereotypical Chief Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Officer

Diversity, Equity,

and Inclusion

Stereotypical Chief Communications Officer

Communications

15%

20%

20%

SOCIAL

ORIENTATION

Focuses on societal benefits, which may have long-term impacts but may not immediately translate into economic power.

Stereotypical Head of External Affairs

External Affairs

41%

Stereotypical Chief Philanthropic Officer

Philanthrophy

39%

Stereotypical Chief Sustainability Officer

Sustainability

20%

URGENCY

INDEX

Evaluates an organization's focus on short-term profitability. Measures the speed and priority given to immediate actions and responses, emphasizing rapid gains over long-term stability and social impact.

IMPACT

INDEX

Assesses the influence of an organization's internal cultural values and practices on its long-term health and sustainability. Focuses on the strength of traditions, norms, and collective identities in fostering social well-being and cohesive growth.

+0.6

Navigating Grey Urgent / Impact Index Mapping

+1.2

OPERATIONAL EXCELLENCE MODEL

PROCESS OPTIMIZATION

Refining and improving business processes to eliminate inefficiencies and bottlenecks

RESOURCE UTILIZATION

Maximizing the use of available resources to achieve the best possible outcomes

COST MANAGEMENT

Controlling and reducing costs without compromising quality or performance

Socioeconomic Impact Optimization
Socioeoconomic Impact Directional Force Model

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