Resources and examples

Access practical tools and templates for impact management

A curated list of impact management resources

As part of its consensus-building efforts for good impact measurement and management, the IMP has developed practical guidance, partnered with organisations to develop case studies, and championed others whose measurement and management approach demonstrates the norms agreed through the IMP. This page of resources and examples has been developed to support enterprises and investors working to better understand their impacts on people and the planet.

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  • Reports and case studies that demonstrate the integration of the IMP norms into an enterprise or investor’s impact measurement and management practice
  • Open source guidelines that enable organisations to better understand their impacts
  • Academic papers or research articles that aim to advance progress in the area of ESG and impact measurement, management and disclosure
  • Databases of research and evaluations around impact measurement and management, that promote best practice and transparency in reporting data.

Technology enabled impact reporting practice across the investment chain

This paper examines what, why and how companies report and disclose their impact – and proposes a set of recommendations to guide future practice.

CDC’s Impact measurement handbook

This handbook provides investors, businesses and private sector development practitioners with an overview of tools and methods for effective and appropriately tailored data collection for impact measurement and management.

SVT Group’s Integrated Report

SVT Group shows how it considers its social, environmental and financial performance as part of its annual reporting process.

IIG’s Impact Report

This report illustrates how the IMP norms have helped the Impact Investment Group to screen investments, and manage and assess its impact performance.


Developed by Cerise, MetODD-SDG is an assessment tool that enables mission-driven businesses to measure their contribution to the Sustainable Development Goals.

Would the Highest-Rated Responsible Business Pass the Impact Test?

In this case study of Unilever, impak Finance demonstrates how its methodology can provide a complete assessment of impact by collecting data against the five dimensions of impact. 

A guide to classifying the impact of investments

This provides asset owners and managers with high-level step-by-step guidance to classify the impact of individual investment products. 

Impact @ Impax

Impax Asset Management’s latest environmental impact report uses the IMP norms to measure and disclose the impact performance of its individual portfolio companies.