Impact Measurement for Complex Portfolios

June 01, 2020

Executive Summary

- Effective impact investing requires rigorous impact measurement.

- Many frameworks for measurement exist, but the Impact Management Project (IMP) created a comprehensive and intuitive model that can be applied to institutional portfolios invested across asset classes and impact objectives.

- This paper describes GEM’s process and presents case studies that seek to demonstrate the framework’s potential to catalyze a paradigm shift in the way endowments, foundations, family offices, and other institutional investors integrate impact and investment objectives.

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