Promoting Change in Cause-Driven Organizations (Stewart 2017)

This document briefly describes the challenge of promoting change in cause-driven organizations.  It is written for practitioners who are working on broader adoption and institutionalization of the Open Standards in their organizations.  The document introduces interesting concepts and ideas but…

Open Standards and Collective Impact

This document relates Open Standards concepts and tools with those of the “Collective Impact” framework, which provides guidance for organisations tackling complex “adaptive” problems (such as conservation challenges) involving multiple partners. Since its initial publication in 2011, the model has…

Open Standards Support for the Impact Investing Market

This report describes the emerging Environmental Impact Investing market, a potential source of funding at the scale required to effectively protect global biodiversity. It illustrates how use of the Open Standards builds the project management and impact measurement skills needed…