The B Impact Assessment (BIA) - which is the standard behind the certified B Corp - is available for free. There is a Quick Impact Assessment (QIA) if you just want to do a short diagnostic, or you can dive into the full BIA to get a sense of the questions and how you would score (and if you score well, possibly certify).
All investors and companies create positive and negative effects on society and the environment. Impact investors seek to maximize the positive and minimize the negative by using the IRIS+ system to integrate social and environmental factors into investment decisions alongside risk and return.
Measuring social impact in social enterprise is the recognized way in which you show the value your organisation is delivering to its beneficiaries and society as a whole. Here are five reasons why measuring impact is important. Here are five reasons why measuring impact is important.
One of the great challenges of impact investing is knowing how much impact reporting to require from the ventures you invest in, remembering that startups face plenty of challenges without layering on needless reporting.
The enigmatic “impact measurement” may be one of the final frontiers of investing — the moonshot for a generation that is enamored with startups and venture funds but that also is keenly aware of a whole world of social problems needing to be solved systematically.
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