Started in 2016, i4socialimpact is a social purpose company with a desire to help non-profit organizations in Hong Kong. i4 was co-founded by two HKU Master of Social Science in Nonprofit Management Graduates who want to make use of their experiences from their past lives in business with their passion to do more good.
Our name, i4socialimpact stands for what we hope to achieve and proliferate – I’m “for” social impact!
Also our four i's stand for Innovate, Ideate, Implement and Insight.
Guided by the concepts of Human-Centered Design thinking, our collaborations strive to help NPOs develop their organization’s innovative thinking, produce meaningful insight, inspire creative ideas, and support practical implementation.
We are passionate about doing good and spreading the stories about all the good things, good people are doing.
Through an evidence-based approach, our mission is to help non-profit organizations through assessing their social impact, developing program evaluation standards, and improving their marketing, and communications capacities.
How We Help
Our Framework at a glance
As we believe in Human-Centered Designed thinking, the first thing we want to do is start a "Collaboratory" and meet with you to understand your organization and the good you are doing.
To help us further understand your situation better, we conduct research into the current environment, including a market and stakeholder analysis, and a literature review to gather insight.
This is the fun part. Here, depending on your situation, we design and construct data collection approaches specific to your organization's needs.
Your Impact Revealed!
Finally, you will receive your Social Impact Assessment report which is evidence-based and backed by data. And of course, insights and recommendations gained from your results.
Who we are
Nice to meet you!
Co-Founder & Insights Partner
William was the COO of a Hong Kong office & International Research Center and the Regional Information Service Director in Asia Pacific of a top-tier international market research firm before he became a consultant for the non-profit sector.
During his 17+ years in the role, he pushed forward technological developments in data collection, management and processing. He has extensive experience in both qualitative and quantitative research methods and has a clear understanding of how to initiate and implement research projects.
Inspired by his desire to work together with NGOs and NPOs to solve the challenges they face in Hong Kong, William started a new chapter in his career after completing his full-time study by obtaining his Master degree in Nonprofit Management at the University of Hong Kong and co-founded i4socialimpact in 2016.
He aims to empower NGOs and NPOs to become more efficient by building up their capacities in measuring social impact, and developing research needs and data analysis by utilizing his extensive experience in market research and management.
Co-Founder & Communications Partner
Jennifer is committed to using her knowledge and experience in communications and marketing to help nonprofits increase their capacity in this area. Following this passion, she received her Master’s degree from the University of Hong Kong in Social Sciences in Nonprofit Management and co-founded i4socialimpact in 2016.
With her Commerce degree in Marketing and certificate in Public Relations, she has over nine years of working experience in business development, project management, communications and event planning. Prior to moving to Hong Kong, she solely managed the development, branding, and planning of a province-wide CSR initiative.
Jennifer was also specifically selected by executive management to lead their corporate-wide United Way fundraising campaign. Both times she and her team raised a record of over $1M HKD over the week long campaign. Through this intense experience, she knew that the nonprofit sector is the area where she wants focus her next career direction.