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New Deloitte Machine Learning Model Helps Predict and Quantify the Social Impact of Corporate Investment

As companies are becoming increasingly focused on the social impact of their business operations, Deloitte has developed a new Social Impact Measurement Model (SIMM), pioneering a machine learning tool that forecasts the results of a large corporate investment – such as opening a new office or headquarters – on a community, across more than 75 social measures. With a high degree of accuracy, the model quantifies the social impact of an investment at the US county level for the four years following the investment, and sheds…