SVT Group

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    SVT Group is an impact accounting firm. Analogous to a financial accounting firm, but focused on social and environmental value measurement, management systems, reporting, verification and strategy. SVT-developed systems are currently used to measure the non-financial value of approximately $9Bn in social and environmental investments in 23+ countries.

    SVT Labs, our R&D division, works on making measurement more affordable and intuitive using tools like geospatial mapping and network mapping, and promotes adoption of the practice of impact management.

    SVT’s recent work includes systems to: calculate and coordinate the social ROI of obesity prevention efforts of one of the largest children’s healthcare providers in the US and its business and community partners; demonstrate the difference between extractive and beneficial financial products and services; measure, manage and enable the venture investor and entrepreneur to reap value from the net social and environmental impact of a west African palm oil business; and assess and report the net environmental impact of CalPERS’ $600M environmental technology private equity portfolio. SVT believes impact management is an emerging business discipline.
    HQSan Francisco, US

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    Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)39(+3%)
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    Key People/Management at SVT Group

    Sara Olsen

    Sara Olsen

    Founder & CEO
    Courtney Kemp

    Courtney Kemp

    Operations, Business Development, and Client Services
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    SVT Group Office Locations

    SVT Group has an office in San Francisco
    San Francisco, US (HQ)
    650 Alabama St #202, San Francisco
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    Creating Value AND Doing Good

    One key: find the people inside your organization who already want to go here. The board member who just needs to find people to bring along. The senior internal champion whom people trust to explain the opportunity and the risk. The aspiring leaders who “get it”, the CSR leaders who have the ev…


    Finance professionals who want to be leading their organizations tomorrow would do well to become knowledgeable about impact management now.

    Why Your Hard Work Sits on the Shelf — and What to Do About It

    We’ve all been there. The time when the client seems to forget the project ever happened as soon as the final check is cut. The time when your report stuffed full of creative recommendations gets buried by risk-averse leadership. The time when the stakeholder group really does seem engaged by the fi…

    Imagine a world in which the impact of every investment is known

    When mainstream investors including TPG, Blackrock and UBS announced that they were getting into impact investing a few years ago, many experienced impact investing players and practitioners recognized this as an important moment to solidify the meaning of the term "impact" - or risk its corruption …

    If I see one more post about the lack of progress on impact metrics I'm gonna lose it

    I just read another screed about the failure of metrics to solve the mega problem of business and investment destroying the planet. "ESG is like less wife beating," the author complains. I applaud the soundbytiness of that phrasing, actually, because it's great to get people to pay attention to the …

    "America's top CEOs are no longer putting shareholders before everyone else"​- they say. Here's how to actually do it.

    We awoke to the news that the Business Roundtable, a lobbying group for the CEOs of America's top companies (think Amazon, Exxon, and JP Morgan), has made a historic departure from its past governance guidance. While since its inception the Business Roundtable has asserted that shareholders matter m…
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    SVT Group Frequently Asked Questions

    • When was SVT Group founded?

      SVT Group was founded in 2001.

    • Who are SVT Group key executives?

      SVT Group's key executives are Sara Olsen and Courtney Kemp.

    • How many employees does SVT Group have?

      SVT Group has 39 employees.

    • Who are SVT Group competitors?

      Competitors of SVT Group include PHI Group, Human Investing and Prime.

    • Where is SVT Group headquarters?

      SVT Group headquarters is located at 650 Alabama St #202, San Francisco, San Francisco.

    • Where are SVT Group offices?

      SVT Group has an office in San Francisco.

    • How many offices does SVT Group have?

      SVT Group has 1 office.