Part of the process of continual improvement in communicating for conservation includes gathering baseline data and defining measurable objectives; effective implementation; and tracking progress toward conservation education and action goals.This month we are highlighting some important presentations, articles and resources from Good Measures: New Approaches to Evaluation
, a conference held May 22, 2008 and sponsored by FSG Social Impact Advisors and Stanford Social Innovation Review. Y
ou can learn about emerging approaches to evaluation, major trends in the field, case studies of successful efforts, listen to audio recordings, and access speakers’ presentations. Session topics included: Moving from Insight to Action; Evaluation: New Ways of Working Together; Assessing Performance and Refining Strategy: The Foundation CEO Perspective – a talk by Carol Larson, president and CEO of The David and Lucile Packard Foundation; and Evaluation for Learning: Creating Cultures of Inquiry.
Access the conference resources.
Listen to an inspirational talk by the Packard Foundation’s Carol Larson.
Download the PDF (3.67 MB) of Moving from Insight to Action.