Resources and examples

Access practical tools and templates for impact management

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.
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  • IMP
eng

Standardisation in impact management

This paper examines the IMP Practitioner Community’s views on what six elements of impact management can (or can’t) be standardised, following the discussions on the IMP’s discussion forum and corresponding huddles. 

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: IMP discussion document
By
  • IMP
  • BlueHub Capital
eng

Impact ratings: Quantified, not monetised

This document summarises the conversations that took place with the IMP’s Practitioner Community around the usage, benefits and challenges of impact ratings. 

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: Co-authored content, IMP discussion document
By
  • IMP
eng

Impact monetisation

The IMP convened its Practitioner Community to debate the challenges and merits of impact monetisation, which are summarised in this discussion document. 

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: IMP discussion document
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  • Impact Frontiers
eng

How to implement impact and financial integration techniques with Impact Frontiers

This webinar explores the key impact-financial integration concepts and methods developed by the Impact Frontiers Collaboration, and how they were applied to Calvert Impact Capital’s impact management processes. 

Audience: Investors
Type: IMP guidance, Webinar, Video
By
  • France Digitale
eng

Impact, a driver of value creation

This short study aims to support organisations with their impact management strategies by signposting to a variety of available frameworks and guidance. 

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: External resource
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  • Impact Frontiers
eng

Impact-financial integration: a handbook for investors

Impact Frontiers, an initiative of the IMP, is pioneering new ways to integrate impact management with financial management – now summarised in this investor handbook.

Audience: Investors
Type: IMP guidance
By
  • Kempen
eng

2020 impact report: Global Impact Pool

Kempen’s second publicly disclosed impact report summarises the impact that GIP is achieving at the level of the Fund, the underlying fund investments and at the investees level.

Audience: Investors
Type: External resource, Impact report
By
  • nebenan
eng

2019 impact report

This debut impact report shows how nebenan used the norms agreed via the IMP to understand its social impacts and estimate the monetary value of those impacts. 

Audience: Enterprises
Type: External resource, Impact report
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  • nebenan
ger

Wirkungsbericht 2019

Dieser erste Wirkungsbericht zeigt, wie nebenan.de die im Rahmen der IMP vereinbarten Normen verwendet hat, um ihre soziale Wirkung zu verstehen und den monetären Wert dieser Auswirkungen abzuschätzen.

Audience: Enterprises
Type: External resource, Impact report
By
  • IMP
eng

Incorporating the stakeholder’s voice into impact management practice

This webinar explains how enterprises can engage with stakeholder and use their feedback to inform decision-making.

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: IMP guidance, Webinar, Video
By
  • Bridges Israel
eng

2019 Impact Report

Israel’s largest impact investment fund has published its first annual impact report as part of its efforts to increase transparency and contribute to the mainstreaming of investing for impact. 

Audience: Investors
Type: External resource, Impact report
By
  • Akina
eng

The “returns” spectrum

This one-pager outlines how Akina and its partners think about how impact influences financial returns, and how this may affect different investment strategies.

Audience: Investors
Type: External resource
By
  • IMP
eng

Classifying the impact performance of your portfolio

This webinar details the process of classifying the different types of impact that investments have – and signposts to the materials that can guide investors through this process.

Audience: Investors
Type: IMP guidance, Webinar, Video
By
  • 社会性評価・認証制度に係る調査・実証事業 (Working Group on Social Impact Measurement Japan)
eng

Promoting social impact measurement

This report explores the basic concepts of impact measurement and their relevance to the Japanese market. 

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: External resource
By
  • Stanford Graduate School of Business
eng

Seed impact studies

Many of Stanford’s students have used the impact management norms to help research how its Seed companies across Africa and India are contributing to the SDGs.

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: External resource, Impact report
By
  • IMP
eng

Classifying a company’s types of impact on people and the planet

This webinar discusses how the impact management norms can help enterprises to better understand their impacts positive and negative impacts on people and the planet, so that they can work to reduce the negative and increase the positive. 

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: IMP guidance, Webinar, Video
By
  • Global Endowment Management (GEM)
eng

Impact measurement for complex porfolios

This primer demonstrates how the IMP’s impact management norms can be applied to globally diversified, multi-manager portfolios.

Audience: Investors
Type: External resource
By
  • Fiera Capital
fre

L’investissement d’impact: Le troisième facteur de l’équation risque-rendement

Ce rapport explique comment Fiera Capital a adopté la ligne directrice de l’IMP et l’a utilisé pour quantifier l’impact d’une société en lui donnant le pointage d’impact Fiera (PIF).

Audience: Investors
Type: External resource
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  • Fiera Capital
eng

Impact investing: A third factor to the risk/return mindset

This report demonstrates how the IMP’s guidance has helped Fiera Capital to quantify a company’s Impact in the form of the Fiera Impact Score, and then use it to rate investment opportunities and determine its suitability.

Audience: Investors
Type: External resource
By
  • Insper Metricis
eng

Guide to the assessment of socio-environmental impact

This guide sets out a series of steps that an enterprise can take to measure and manage its impacts, and draws on the impact management norms to help to explain to what extent the enterprise contributed to an outcome. 

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: External resource