ABN Amro Impact on Biodiversity

ABN AMRO published its Impact on Biodiversity report in line with its purpose and strategy and in anticipation of expected EU regulations that will require financial institutions to provide insight into their impact on biodiversity. ABN AMRO is one of the largest banks in the Netherlands and it is one [...]

2022-06-27T09:54:18+02:00By |News|Comments Off on ABN Amro Impact on Biodiversity

New capital boost to help accelerate the sustainable transition

Impact Institute is proud to announce to have received an investment from the Triodos Regenerative Money Centre (TRMC) and ABN AMRO Sustainable Impact Fund (AA SIF). An investment that will help us give the impact economy a boost by enabling more organizations to measure and manage impact. With the investment Triodos Ventures BV (part [...]

2022-06-10T11:25:10+02:00By |News|Comments Off on New capital boost to help accelerate the sustainable transition

[webinar] IWAF Public Consultation

Impact Economy Foundation is holding a public consultation on the Impact-Weighted Accounts Framework that will be launched in June and will be open through September 2022. The launch webinar 'Impact-Weighted Accounts Framework (IWAF): Paving the way to long-term value creation for all" is taking place on June 2nd, 2022 (14:00-15:3- [...]

2022-05-16T11:58:35+02:00By |News|Comments Off on [webinar] IWAF Public Consultation

Abn Amro Impact Report 2021

This month, ABN AMRO Bank published its fourth Impact Report and continues to lead the sector on impact reporting. This year’s publication highlights a deep dive on biodiversity impact, an important issue on which urgent action is needed. “With this report and its work in the [...]

2022-06-27T09:36:30+02:00By |News|Comments Off on Abn Amro Impact Report 2021

Banking For Impact publishes guide on Impact measurement in the financial sector

The Banking for Impact (BFI) working group published the consultation drafts of the guide on Impact measurement in the financial sector and its supplement. Financial institutions are increasingly required to understand and monitor their social and environmental impacts driven by the demands of their stakeholders including investors, clients, and [...]

2022-06-22T15:17:25+02:00By |News|Comments Off on Banking For Impact publishes guide on Impact measurement in the financial sector

Biodiversity: Essential knowledge for professionals

Why is it relevant for organizations and financial institutions to measure their biodiversity impact?  Biodiversity is the diversity of life and nature on Earth, it is at the foundation of human well-being and prosperity. Today, biodiversity loss – the reduction or disappearance of biological diversity – is a global crisis and one of the most daunting [...]

2021-12-06T20:29:02+02:00By |News|Comments Off on Biodiversity: Essential knowledge for professionals

Our GID data used in FD sustainability retail series!

We are very excited to share that our Global Impact Database data has been used for the visuals in the FD (Dutch Financial Times) series where executives of large retail companies are questioned about their climate goals and performance. There are many bumps between good intentions and implementation. This series aims to address the dilemma between a company's and [...]

2021-12-06T20:33:43+02:00By |News|Comments Off on Our GID data used in FD sustainability retail series!

Read our latest publication in the prestigious journal Nature Food!

In their review, Reinier de Adelhart Toorop, Jude Bernard and Adrian de Groot Ruiz compare 32 different methodologies for true cost accounting (TCA) in the food sector. Their study concludes that further collaboration between frameworks is key to their harmonization. Ultimately this can make results more comparable and facilitate engagement in TCA. Read the full publication via the link.

2021-09-29T18:03:06+02:00By |News|Comments Off on Read our latest publication in the prestigious journal Nature Food!

Fairtrade and Impact Institute publish a cocoa household income study

Good news for the Fairtrade chocolate! A study carried out by Impact Institute and Fairtrade reveals that Fairtrade cocoa farmers in Côte d’Ivoire have increased their incomes by 85% over the past several years and that a greater proportion have moved out of extreme poverty. This increase is mostly driven by the higher revenues from [...]

2021-08-04T16:17:34+02:00By |News|Comments Off on Fairtrade and Impact Institute publish a cocoa household income study
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