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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  • Snowball
eng
Audience: Investors
Type: Co-authored content
By
  • Social Value International
  • Keystone Accountability
  • Omidyar Network
  • 60 Decibels
eng

Using self-reported data for impact measurement

This guide shows how surveying can be used to collect data for each of the five dimensions of impact.

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: Co-authored content, IMP guidance
By
  • Impax Asset Management
eng

Impact @ Impax

Impax Asset Management’s 2019 environmental impact report uses the IMP norms to measure and disclose the impact performance of its individual portfolio companies. 

Audience: Investors
Type: External resource
By
  • Pacific Community Ventures
eng

Impact due diligence guide

The Guide is a how-to for engaging in impact due diligence and contains actionable advice and guidance for both novices as well as seasoned experts in impact measurement and management

Audience: Investors
Type: External resource
By
  • Pacific Community Ventures
eng

Impact due diligence: Emerging best practices

This report surfaces the shared impact due diligence approaches employed by leading impact investors.

Audience: Investors
Type: External resource
By
  • Impak Finance
eng

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. 

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: External resource
By
  • BBVA Microfinance Foundation
eng

Social performance report

This annual report shows how the five dimensions of impact have helped the BBVAMF to assess their impacts across different stakeholders.

Audience: Investors
Type: Impact report
By
  • Kempen
eng

2019 impact report: Global Impact Pool

This report details how the five dimensions of impact have helped Kempen to monitor and report the impact of its investments. 

Audience: Investors
Type: Impact report
By
  • Good Tech Lab
eng

Frontiers of Impact Tech

This report provides an overview of impact management methodologies for science and technology ventures looking to create positive social and environmental impact.

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: External resource
By
  • IMP
eng
Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: IMP guidance
By
  • GIIN
eng

IRIS+ and the five dimensions of impact

This document describes the core concepts and structure for measuring and understanding impact according to the five dimensions of impact, through the use of both IRIS+ Core Metrics Sets and the IRIS Catalog of Metrics.

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: Structured Network resource
By
  • Actis
eng

Actis Impact Measurement Methodology

This short video, as an accompaniment to the Impact.is.the.new.normal report, explains the Actis Impact Score and how its methodology is informed by different dimensions of impact. 

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: Video
By
  • Actis
eng

Impact.is.the.new.normal.

Actis created its own rating system, the Actis Impact Score, to help investors make comparisons across sectors and geographies throughout their portfolios. Actis used the norms agreed through the IMP’s consensus-building work to create a framework that considers all dimensions of impact.

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

Managing impact at scale in a blended private markets portfolio

This case study follows the process and outcome for how and why Partners Group integrated the IMP norms into PG LIFE, its impact-at-scale strategy.

Audience: Investors
Type: Co-authored content
By
  • Social Impact Investment Taskforce
eng

Growing a culture of social impact investing in the UK

This report highlights progress against recommendations on building a culture of social impact investing in the UK.

Audience: Investors
Type: External resource
By
  • Social Value International
eng

Creating well-defined outcomes

This standard is designed to help organisations know how to collect the information needed about ‘changes’, and how to analyse this information in order to produce a set of well-defined outcomes.

Audience: Enterprises
Type: Structured Network resource
By
  • Cerise
eng

MetODD-SDG

This assessment tool enables mission-driven businesses to measure their contribution to the SDGs..

Audience: Enterprises
Type: External resource
By
  • Impactt
man

人们如何叙述自己亲身经历的影响

Impactt 咨询公司在缅甸、肯尼亚、比利时和玻利维亚举办了焦点小组,旨在推动影响力管理项目,了解人们在购买或使用自认为所需要的产品和服务时,怀有怎样的预期。

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: Co-authored content
By
  • Nesta
man

企业为联合国可持续发展目标做出何种贡献?

影响力的共同原则有助于我们在合作中获取清晰可靠的信息,从而提升办事效率。要了解企业对可持续发展目标所作的贡献,首先我们需要了解影响力的五个维度。

Audience: Investors, Enterprises
Type: Co-authored content