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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  • Stanford Graduate School of Business
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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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • 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
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  • Impact Investing Institute
eng

Technology enabled impact reporting practice across the investment chain

This report highlights that while progress in impact reporting practice is being made, the challenges to effective impact reporting practice are great.

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: External resource
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  • SVT Group
eng

SVT integrated report 2017-2018

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

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: Impact report
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  • CDC
eng

What we’ve learnt about measuring impact

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.

Audience: Investors
Type: Impact report
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  • IIG
eng

Impact Report: 2019 Financial Year

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

Audience: Investors
Type: Impact report
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  • AVPN
man
Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: IMP guidance
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  • B Lab
spa
Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: Co-authored content
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  • Vox Capital
spa
Audience: Investors
Type: Co-authored content
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  • Nesta
spa
Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: Co-authored content
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  • IMP
spa
Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: IMP guidance
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  • IMP
eng

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. 

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: IMP guidance
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  • IMP
eng

Emerging consensus on investor contribution

Everyone knows that enterprises have enormous impacts on people and the planet, but what do investors specifically add to those impacts? The IMP is facilitating discussions around investor contribution via the use of this discussion document.

Audience: Investors
Type: IMP discussion document
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  • Neuberger Berman
eng

Having a positive impact through public markets investments

Neuberger Berman illustrates how it is possible to have a positive impact at scale through public markets strategies to guide investor decision-making, both during diligence and as they engage to improve impact performance.

Audience: Investors
Type: Co-authored content