new online index that charts the growth and impact of social
businesses has been launched.
The RBS SE100 Index, run by Society Media in partnership
with RBS Community Banking, has been created to enable social
businesses to see how their growth and measurement of social
impact compares to others’, track emerging markets,
and gain knowledge of the sector they work in and their
position within it.
Every month the Index will focus on a new sector or marketplace
including: health, education, employment and training and
The five organisations with the highest annual turnover
growth will be published on a dedicated website, alongside
expert advice about measuring social impact and information
about the winner.
Any organisation that delivers social, economic or environmental
change can sign up for the index and nominations are also
In March 2010 the top 100 highest growth organisations
will be announced with awards totaling £50,000 given
for three separate categories, including; the highest growth,
the most effective measurement of social return and best
new contribution in terms of either social impact or growth.