World Record Certificate Addresses Three Challenges

Three Challenges in Sustainability/Social Impact Evaluation

Impact Evaluation is a common way to assess the changes that can be attributed to a particular intervention. However, some of the most common barriers to evaluation sustainability/social project organisers face are:

  • An inability to write for lay audiences and translate evaluation findings

  • Lack of familiarity with alignment of interest for social investors

  • Failure to plan funding for the evaluation in the general implementation budget

What is an aim

  • The SDG World Records is a system that recognises the impact of sustainability/social projects and communicates this to the mass market in an easy-to-understand way.

What is the SDG World Records

  • Becoming a world record holder can create a sense of ownership towards building a sustainable world for a business’ customers, and displays (via marketing such as an official certificate, record holder logo and unique eCertificate URL<eCertCode>) not only their commitment to sustainability, but their contribution to philanthropy and socially responsible investment.

What are the objectves

  • Community Engagement: increasing community awareness as well as public engagement and supportiveness.

  • Volunteer Force: enlarging magnitude of volunteer force, contributing hours and expertise.

  • Recipient Benefits: increasing tangible and intangible benefits created for the beneficiaries.

What are the benefits

  • Provides a simple, comparable tool for measuring sustainability and social impact .

  • Increases external communication with community investment alignment and brand renewal.

  • Globally recognised social impact measurement framework for all organisation sizes.

Who can break the record

The SDG World Records is open to all organisations from the NGO, Trustee, private or public sector with validated business registration around the world.