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 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.
This report explains how PGGM has mapped a portfolio of products by its impacts on people and the planet using the Investor’s Impact Matrix.
This publication helps investors develop a holistic impact management approach.
The Natural Capital Protocol is a decision making framework that enables organizations to identify, measure and value their direct and indirect impacts and dependencies on natural capital.
This paper introduces Nesta Impact Investments Fund and the standards of evidence it uses to ensure its investments make a positive social impact.
This publication provides guidance on identifying good evidence to make decisions.
This report analyses the findings from a pilot carried out by GIIN Investors’ Council where investors tested the practical application of the IMP’s impact management norms.
This report looks at how the Australian perspective has informed the global convention on impact management.