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.
This infographic illustrates how we need to understand performance across the five dimensions of impact in order to understand an enterprise’s contribution to the SDGs.
Through the consensus-building efforts of the IMP, people around the world have been sharing their understanding of impact, and their insights into how we can talk about our impact goals in a way that everyone understands.
This report looks at how people’s experiences with social services and activities have influenced their impact expectations, goals and priorities.
This report help us to understand what people’s expectations are when buying or engaging with products or services.
Feedback Labs advocates for feedback loops to understand stakeholder perspectives.
This publication considers how enterprises can conduct reliable and useful baseline studies.
A set of environmental and social goals for businesses based on scientific research.
This study highlights the value of collecting data across all five dimensions of impact to conduct a full impact measurement and management process.
This database includes generally accepted metrics for measuring impact performance.
This database of impact audits demonstrate how enterprises are making a positive impact on vulnerable communities.
This database contains catalog of surveys, censuses, vital statistics, and other health-related data.
This report explores a series of model portfolios that incorporate impact considerations into asset allocations to achieve desired impact goals.
IPA research uses the most rigorous evaluation methods and is focused on multiple impact areas across 21 countries.
This software service helps investors analyse their impact data for benchmarking.
This publication compiles the complete set of SDG targets and indicators.
This publication introduces metrics for assessing decent work standards.
This publication examines how enterprises and investors can evaluate the materiality of impact.
Exploring the shared fundamentals of the Impact Management Project within Mars’ approach to socioeconomic impact
The IMP talks to Kate Wylie, Global VP of Sustainability at Mars, to learn more about the organisation’s approaches to managing impact – with a specific focus on income
The GRI Standards are the first global standards for sustainability reporting.
This publication explores the use of ‘Constituent Voice’ for engaging stakeholders.