Organisational purpose is far from new, but the need for urgency and distinctiveness is. To make tangible and transformational changes, the time for action is now.
Only when purpose is driven by bold innovation can a business solve social problems, whilst mitigating commercial risk and creating market opportunities.
We combine insight, foresight, co-creation and rapid experimentation to give organisations the opportunity to find unique and distinct solutions to the world's most difficult social problems. Impact Innovation makes impact happen smarter and faster for a competitive advantage that balances profit with positive impact.
Explore and prioritise the current and future needs of audiences.
Achieve a return on purpose through identification of authentic, aligned and responsive opportunities.
Research - Understand customer opinions, experiences, perceptions and behaviours to identify their problems.
Insight - Qualitative research
Foresight - Trend analysis
Strategy - Build a flexible and actionable impact strategy.
Vision & Ambition workshops
Start Points - A pipeline of opportunities for innovation
Culture - Take a design thinking approach to shifting culture, favouring action over theory.
Culture analysis, diagnosis and action
Accelerate impact through optimising existing products, developing new solutions or creating innovative ventures.
Optimisation - improve the performance of existing products, programmes and services.
Analyse insights and data
Identify strengths, weaknesses and gaps
Ideation on extension/growth strategies
Test and prioritise
New products, programmes and services - distinctive new ideas co-created with your audience.
Understand target audience
Create innovative solutions to solve their problems
Refine and prioritise through co-creation
Test and validate through rapid prototyping
Impact Venture Studio - Transforming your best assets into exciting, innovative ventures to make a difference.
Create an impact version of your business to avoid disruption from competitors
Set-up with the right governance and entrepreneurial team
Raise investment from charities, social and commercial investors
Bespoke support for the first 6-12 months
The world’s most difficult social problems are too big to solve in silos.
We facilitate the collaboration of the public, private and third sector, academics and experts, to find intelligent solutions faster and with more impact.
Collaboration Strategy - Identifying the right partnerships for optimal sources of value, opportunities and impact
Understand your core business and purpose objectives
Identify capability gaps
Align ambitions for powerful partnerships
Optimise opportunities to ensure return on purpose
Impact Labs - Translating purpose into action on the biggest programmes of change that avoids replication, accelerates change and amplifies outcomes.
Identify key partners
Engage and align ambitions
Drive return on purpose
Strategic Partnerships - prioritising innovation through a 6-12+ month strategic partnership to help deliver your impact goals.
Build foundations for development
Define, evolve and change CSR practice
Prioritise action for maximum impact
Accelerate purpose goals and opportunities
An active and experimental approach
Launching a period care subscription box that empowers women & girls globally