Impact Frontiers releases draft Impact Performance Reporting Norms for public consultation

Impact Frontiers, a learning and market-building collaboration for investors seeking to manage their social and environmental impacts, today announced the launch of a public consultation draft of shared norms for impact performance reporting to improve the consistency, quality, and comparability of impact performance reporting. The public consultation document proposes and invites feedback on a shared […]

Cohort Alumnus Snowball Published Its Impact Verification

Cutting through the marketing in impact reports to get a clear sense of investors’ impact management processes can be hard. Interested in a clearer window into industry-leading impact management and impact-financial integration processes? Cohort alumnus Snowball recently published its most recent impact verification from The Good Economy, which outlines Snowball’s current strengths and areas to […]

New discussion board on “The ABC of Impact: Current Usage and Paths Forward”

In 2023, Impact Frontiers is reviewing the current usage and potential paths forward for the “ABC” of impact (i.e., Act to avoid harm, Benefit stakeholders, and Contribute to solutions). In this phase of the project, we are inviting feedback on the current usage and proposed next steps described in the discussion document via public consultation […]

New series of ImpactAlpha articles feature our online curriculum

We’re excited to share that in late-summer 2023 ImpactAlpha will publish video highlights from our new open-access course “Impact for Decision-Making.” This resource was developed by Impact Frontiers and Impact Capital Managers, with support from the Tipping Point Fund on Impact investing. The first ImpactAlpha piece on this resource focuses on how impact-financial integration pulls […]

New interview on “Investor Contribution 2.0”

This thorough and engaging interview by Anna Patton with Mike McCreless (Impact Frontiers) and Delilah Rothenburg (The Predistribution Initiative) highlights the key points addressed in our “Investor Contribution 2.0” consensus-building project. Review the investor contribution resources we have developed and sign up for the final public consultation huddle (May 22) here:

New article in ImpactAlpha on Investor Contribution 2.0

“Coming up with a list of commonly observed investor actions is easy. Yet to equate an investor action that wouldn’t have been taken otherwise with investor contribution — absent its effects on companies and ultimately end-stakeholders — is a contradiction in terms. The entire point of investor contribution is the impact on people and the […]

New cohorts

We have confirmed two new cohorts for 2023! Strengthening Impact Management 2023-2024 cohort: In partnership with the Centre for Advancement of Social Entrepreneurship at Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business, we have launched our second Strengthening Impact Management cohort. Participants will develop and strengthen impact management approaches tailored to their organization’s context, strategy, and goals. […]

Now live: “Impact for Decision-Making: An Online Curriculum”

Impact Frontiers and Impact Capital Managers (ICM), two organizations with a shared commitment to responsibly scaling the impact investing field, today announced the launch of a new online curriculum designed to improve investor decision-making through the integration of impact and financial considerations. The free, open-access curriculum was made possible by a grant from the Tipping […]

Article in Responsible Investment Association Magazine

Check out Responsible Investment Association‘s article below to learn more about the work this group undertook through our cohort program, and the insights that emerged from that work! It was a privilege to partner with Rally Assets in 2021-2022 to facilitate a cohort of Canadian investors that developed impact management systems that could integrate impact […]

March 2023 Is “Investor Contribution Month”

At Impact Frontiers and The Predistribution Initiative, March 2023 is Investor Contribution month. Over the next four weeks, we will be facilitating open-access huddles to solicit feedback on a new set of resources that have been developed to support investors in better managing and communicating their own contributions to impact and systematic risk. Numerous standards and […]

Grant from the Tipping Point Fund on Impact Investing

We are very excited to share the news that Impact Frontiers has been awarded a grant by the Tipping Point Fund on Impact Investing to launch a suite of new industry research and consensus building projects in 2023! Our work in 2023: – Impact Portfolio Construction: Identify and synthesize emerging best practices in impact portfolio […]

Article in Innovating Canada

“Impact investors got into the business because they want to make a contribution. Without measurement, they wouldn’t know whether they were being successful, why, and what they could do better next time” — Mike McCreless Check out the full article from Innovating Canada, featuring Impact Frontiers cohort member TELUS Pollinator Fund, here: