Bean regularly advises clients and conducts training on commissioning, managing or interpreting research and impact assessment, working hand in hand with in-house teams to provide specialist input and the extra resources often needed to get projects off the ground or pass the post.

We have been commissioned to review impact frameworks and Theories of Change. We have ongoing relationships with several clients we support in their annual impact reporting to boards and trustees. We are passionate believers in Social Impact Assessment as a management tool and a reporting tool.

Our Projects

TCFC

We are passionate believers in the value of financial education for primary aged children. As such, Bean Research is the research partner for The Centre for Financial Capability. Working with partners such as the Money and Pension Service, TISA and the APPG on Financial Education, Bean helped author the APPG report on Primary aged Financial…

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Equal Lives

Equal Lives

Business in the Community in partnership with Santander UK, undertook a groundbreaking project to exploring the organisational barriers and to better define the enablers for men with caring responsibilities. Bean Research supported the commissioning and academic research teams throughout the research, as well as collating and writing the published report. “Bean Research stepped in to support us with…

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Luxottica

Luxottica: Responsible Business Advice

The Doughty Centre for Corporate Responsibility at Cranfield School of Management was commissioned to guide, chronicle and develop teaching case studies for the world’s largest eyewear company, Luxottica. As part of this, Bean Research was a ‘Guide on the Side’ alongside Luxottica’s sustainability journey over 18 months, advising and benchmarking the global manufacturing and retail…

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Responsible Business

The value of responsible business

Assessing the link between responsible business and financial performance, also demonstrating an outperformance of Total Shareholder Return compared to their FTSE 350 peers. 2013’s project also involved further interviews with sustainable investment experts and the investment community. “These pieces of research form a very key part of the business case for doing business responsibly and an…

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