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25 April 2019: Integrated Reporting, Long-term Value Creation & Impact Statements Meeting

Managing a company used to be straightforward: make profit. But nowadays, more is required. Companies are expected to create positive value for their clients, employees and society at large, while at the same time minimizing their negative impacts. However, current reporting mainly focuses on measuring profit for shareholders. [...]

By | 2019-04-17T08:12:36+00:00 April 12th, 2019|Events, News|Comments Off on 25 April 2019: Integrated Reporting, Long-term Value Creation & Impact Statements Meeting

ABN AMRO publishes Impact Report

"We take long-term value creation for our stakeholders seriously. We measure it so we can manage it." Kees van Dijkhuizen Chief Executive Officer Impact Institute released the Framework for Impact Statements (FIS) as a response to the international trend towards measuring impact and impact reporting. The FIS draws [...]

By | 2019-03-27T09:17:44+00:00 March 27th, 2019|News|Comments Off on ABN AMRO publishes Impact Report

New guideline published to calculate Impact Statements

Amsterdam – Managing a company used to be straightforward: make sure you make profit. Nowadays, more is required. Companies are expected to create positive value for their clients, employees and communities, while at the same time minimizing their negative impacts such as carbon emissions. However, current reporting mainly focuses on measuring [...]

By | 2019-03-14T13:10:16+00:00 March 13th, 2019|News|Comments Off on New guideline published to calculate Impact Statements

The True Cost of Cocoa – Tony’s Chocolonely Progress Report 2018

Impact Institute* and Tony’s Chocolonely have a multi-year collaboration. In 2013, Impact Institute on behalf of True Price carried out an analysis for Tony’s Chocolonely in which the social and environmental costs of a conventional chocolate bar and a Tony’s Chocolonely chocolate bar were calculated. In 2013, Tony’s performed 44% better [...]

By | 2018-11-08T15:36:29+00:00 November 8th, 2018|News|Comments Off on The True Cost of Cocoa – Tony’s Chocolonely Progress Report 2018

Impact Institute joins CE100 as Emerging Innovator

Impact Institute is proud to announce that it has become a member of the Circular Economy 100 (CE100) programme, as an Emerging Innovator. The CE100 Programme is run by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation. Joining the CE100 network will help us to further our mission to build an economy that serves the world. That [...]

By | 2018-11-05T14:15:36+00:00 November 5th, 2018|News|Comments Off on Impact Institute joins CE100 as Emerging Innovator

True Price Launches the Impact Institute

Unprecedented change is needed to create a world that enables every one of us, now and in the future, to live a fulfilling life with dignity. Conventions such as the SDGs, the Paris Climate Agreement, and Human Rights give us direction as to what our goals are. To realize these goals, [...]

By | 2018-11-04T15:41:41+00:00 October 11th, 2018|News|Comments Off on True Price Launches the Impact Institute

Integrated Hotspot Analysis – the negative and positive impacts of food

Commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Economic Affairs, the Impact Institute* and Wageningen Economic Research have developed an approach where positive and negative societal effects of the production and consumption of food can be monitored. The goal is to ultimately provide businesses and consumers with more possibilities to take decisions which [...]

By | 2018-10-15T15:21:38+00:00 September 1st, 2017|News|0 Comments

SDG Food Initiative

It is widely known that transformation of the agri-food system is crucial to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This point is stressed by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations. The Director General, José Graziano da Silva states: ‘The SDGs are interlinked and interdependent. But SDGs 1 [poverty] and 2 [hunger] [...]

By | 2018-10-12T07:35:29+00:00 July 31st, 2017|News|0 Comments

Future of Coffee Depends on Adequate Income for Farmers

The coffee sector praises sustainability and yet the chances are the coffee you’re drinking came from farmers living below the poverty line with little security in the future of the farms. The Impact Institute* undertook the first study of its kind with Fairtrade International; a detailed analysis of coffee farmer income across seven coffee producing [...]

By | 2018-10-12T07:33:23+00:00 June 28th, 2017|News|0 Comments