New Frontiers | Our ApproachWe facilitate consensus-building in areas in which standards and guidance do not yet exist

Impact Frontiers aggregates, synthesizes, and shares new practices that can help investors to increase their impact, building on the content and facilitation practices pioneered by the Impact Management Project.

The typical process

6 topics

EXPLORED THROUGH FIELD BUILDING INITIATIVES TO DATE

500+ PRACTITIONERS

SHARED THEIR COMMENTS THROUGH DISCUSSION BOARDS AND INTERACTIVE WEBINARS

A

An initiative in partnership with leading experts in racial, gender, and data equity to 1) develop a baseline layer of social equity awareness and practices that is simply good operating practice for any impact management professional; and 2) explore new impact management strategies for investors with specific social equity objectives.

B

A consensus-building initiative to establish Norms for investors in private markets about the content, structure, and format of impact performance reports.

C

Impact Frontiers is investigating the current state of practice in impact-driven portfolio construction and optimization across asset classes and spotlighting novel practices developed by individual investors incorporating impact into asset class allocation.

D

jointly facilitated an industry consensus-building effort to develop resources that can support investors in measuring, managing, and reporting their positive and negative contributions to impact and systematic risk. 

E

In 2023, Impact Frontiers reviewed basics of systems mapping techniques and explored how they might be applied in the future at the investment and portfolio levels.