Principle 1: Involve Stakeholders

5 Myths about the Efficient Impact Frontier

Brief Introduction to the Efficient Impact Frontier

The Five Dimensions of Impact

Impact Management Norms

CDFIs Integrating Racial Equity Case Study

Impact Ratings with Catherine Dun Rappaport

In this webinar, Catherine Dun Rappaport explains what an impact rating is and best practices for building and integrating impact ratings into investment processes, and walks through an example of an Excel-based impact rating model used by BlueHub Capital to calculate impact ‘scores’ for prospective investments. Catherine is Vice President of Impact Advisory at Social […]

Social Impact Rating (SIR) + REAPP Impact Rating Tool

This tool integrates BlueHub’s Social Impact Rating (SIR) and REAPP impact rating into a single rating that serves as one of many inputs into BlueHub’s investment process. The SIR component of the tool assesses investment impact using the IMP’s 5 Dimensions of Impact framework. The REAPP component assesses the extent to which an investment may […]

REAPP Impact Rating Tool

Developed by Catherine Dun Rappaport (while she was at BlueHub Capital) and in collaboration with Impact Frontiers, the REAPP Rating Model allows the results collected from the REAPP survey to be synthesized and translated into a quantitative rating.

REAPP Introduction + Survey Questions

Designed by Catherine Dun Rappaport while at BlueHub Capital, REAPP (Racial Equity Assessment that is Proactive and Practical) is a tool that enables lenders to understand the extent to which projects in their pipelines may support racial equity. Catherine Dun Rappaport developed REAPP in deep consultation with impact investing practitioners, community activists, researchers, and policymakers […]

Impact Evaluation and Impact Measurement – Guest Session

This is a recording of a guest session on Impact Evaluation and Impact Management with some of the leading experts in the field: Jane Reisman (Founder of ORS Impact), Veronica Olazabal (President of the American Evaluation Association), and John Sherman (Co-Founder of pfc Social Impact Advisors, llc). Our speakers discussed the synergies between the worlds […]

Innovations for Poverty Action: The Mis-measure of Impact

In this session, IPA reviews an impressive body of empirical work on impact causality and counterfactual analysis to argue that investors should either go big or go home with impact evaluations – any substantive claim about the impact of an investment requires a rigorous impact evaluation. What’s more, IPA points out that investors risk inadvertently […]