13 Apr '11, 8am

A Common Language for Impact Investing

A Common Language for Impact Investing

A standardized metric could facilitate the supply side of the equation and capital flow to increasingly diversifying impact opportunities. A standardized metric provides foundational grounding to guide impact investing companies toward embedding strategic best practices, helping position them for success. We acknowledge that while no standard is perfect IRIS offers a viable foundation from which increasing input and counsel from multiple stakeholders can offer continuous improvement toward refining impact metrics. SEC engagement and oversight could drive an infusion of mainstream capital toward sustainable market-based solutions to social and environmental challenges.

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/04/common-language-impac...

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