Core Concepts

If you want to make the greatest impact possible, it’s worth thinking carefully about your approach. How might different considerations affect the impact you’re able to make? Our core concepts aim to help improve the way you think about doing good.

Cause Neutrality

Career Capital

Comparative Advantage

Counterfactual Impact

Diminishing Returns

Earning to Give

Effective Altruism

Expected Value


Marginal Impact


Opportunity Cost

SELF Framework

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