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Social Progress Collaborations

Working together to drive progress

Business has an important role to play in driving true growth, but it cannot, and should not, do it alone.

Social Progress convening

The complexity of the big societal challenges demands collaboration. Private, public, and civil sectors must work together to drive social progress.

The Social Progress Index can act as a catalyst. At the national and local level, the index’s results are bringing together business, government, and civil society to find innovative solutions to societal challenges.

Deloitte is taking a leading role, bringing together clients and stakeholders to influence the global debate how we measure what most. Deloitte member firms have held 18 client events; ranging from c-suite round tables to workshops on SPI’s methodology. 

Many businesses are becoming increasingly aware of a symbiotic relationship with social progress and are keen to collaborate further with governments and NGOs to address societal challenges. 

Deloitte Member firms are part of national Social Progress Networks in 9 countries. These organisations bring together non-profits, government bodies, multinational corporations, and academic institutions to address social progress at the national, regional or local level. 

"It is a great honor for Deloitte to contribute to the efforts involving Social Progress Imperative in Brazil. More than mature economies, emerging countries demand new ways to measure their social development standards.”

Juarez Lopes de Araújo
CEO, Deloitte Brazil

Local Social Progress

Using the Social Progress Methodology, organizations are able to customize and create indices able measure the things that truly matter to their community, city or region. 

Using the framework, groups of actors from business, government and civil society are able to identify the best available, and best suited, indicators to measure wellbeing in their region, city or community. 

Sub national indices with support from Deloitte in Brazil, Colombia and the U.S. and an E.U. Regional Index, demonstrate the relevance and  the flexibility of SPI’s framework. SPI has even been working with businesses (Coca-Cola and Natura in Brazil) to use the framework for impact measurement. 



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