There seems to be an ongoing conversation about how to measure impact and these stats-using social enterprises make good use of numbers -- no matter if it's about measuring impact, sales or employee productivity. From green coal options to education springboards, the business models used here range from the popular one-for-one to more holistic approaches to social change.

It is interesting how these stats-using social enterprises make facts and figures matter in a sphere that sometimes lends itself toward throwing all of the hard data away. All the same, it generally seems to be common strategy to take both the social and the business side into account in order to make a strong came. Successful social enterprises are now saying, "You can't just talk the talk but you have to walk the walk."

These Models Make Good Use of Numbers: