Tzu Chi Foundation Environmental Protection Missions (SROI) Analysis Report
“The Tzu Chi Foundation (hereinafter referred to as Tzu Chi) has begun its environmental protection missions since 1990. Tzu Chi currently has over 270 environmental protection stations around Taiwan, and is not only involved in the recycling business, but also promotes the concept of “cleaning the source, love the earth by protecting environment” by environmental education promotion, energy saving and carbon reduction, circular economy, waste reduction, vegetarian, etc., We hope to arouse people’s awareness of environmental protection and cherish the earth’s resources. At the same time, Tzu Chi connects the resource network of the community, the environmental protection stations allow neighbors to report their needs, and provides assistance to families with economic or medical needs in the community.
This project uses the activities of “Environmental protection missions” in 2020 as the scope of evaluation and conduct classification and calculation. The overall SROI of Tzu Chi’s environmental protection missions in 2020 was 6.34. It means for every NT$1 of input in Tzu Chi’s environmental protection missions, NT$6.34 in social benefits will be generated.”