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 [...]

By |2021-08-04T16:17:34+02:00August 4th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Fairtrade and Impact Institute publish a cocoa household income study

Impact Institute joins leading financial consortium to propose new social, environmental impact measurement and reporting rules for banks

Banks have a pivotal role to play in addressing the dauting challenges faced by society.  They have a mandate to assess and manage related risks and, given their influence, are in a prime position to act as stewards in the transition to the impact economy. What they require is the tools to help them on [...]

By |2021-06-30T09:44:44+02:00June 30th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Impact Institute joins leading financial consortium to propose new social, environmental impact measurement and reporting rules for banks

“Bakkerij van Vessem” becomes the first SME to publish an integrated hotspot analysis

As a 4th generation baker, Jos Huijbregts sees the need to create good living and working conditions for the generations to come. This is why Bakkerij van Vessem does not only focus on providing tasty bread for its customers, but also on doing so while paying close attention to the environment and society.  After having [...]

By |2021-05-26T13:57:12+02:00May 26th, 2021|News|Comments Off on “Bakkerij van Vessem” becomes the first SME to publish an integrated hotspot analysis

Towards an Impact Weighted Account Framework

Meeting the climate targets set by the Paris agreement has proven itself to be challenging. This challenge has also led to a rising stakeholders demand for impact statements and reporting. In the past years, we have seen an increasing number of impact frameworks. The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the EU Taxonomy are only some [...]

By |2021-04-29T16:04:42+02:00April 29th, 2021|News|Comments Off on Towards an Impact Weighted Account Framework

De Minister van de Nieuwe Economie wil Echte Prijzen

Het is hem gelukt! Op maandagmiddag 25 januari is onze directeur Michel Scholte na 2 maanden campagne uit meer dan 200 kandidaten verkozen tot Minister van de Nieuwe Economie door MVO Nederland. Hij zal optrekken met MVO Nederland en haar achterban om de Nieuwe Economie vorm te geven. Michel zal het podium dat hem geboden [...]

By |2021-04-29T15:22:07+02:00January 27th, 2021|News|Comments Off on De Minister van de Nieuwe Economie wil Echte Prijzen

Impact Institute announces partnership with Wire Group in assessing the impact of Wire Private Markets Fund

Impact Institute is thrilled to announce that we have partnered up with Wire Group in assessing and reporting the impact of Wire Private Markets Fund (WPMF). Together, we will develop, test and roll out an impact assessment and reporting methodology, building on the Guide for Funders to Assess and Value Impact, [...]

By |2021-04-29T15:22:24+02:00November 30th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Impact Institute announces partnership with Wire Group in assessing the impact of Wire Private Markets Fund

Join our webinar: Impact investing beyond intention and emotion

Impact investors and philanthropists aim to be a real force for good. Using their financial capital, they can effect change and create impact, helping society deal with many of its fundamental challenges. However, decisions on where to invest or provide funding are often made based on good intentions and emotions. Without a robust [...]

By |2020-10-14T13:12:17+02:00October 14th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Join our webinar: Impact investing beyond intention and emotion

Impact Institute Collaborates with VRC in Educating Impact Professionals

Impact Institute is proud to announce a collaboration with the Association of Register Controllers (VRC) for the launch of the Impact Professional Programme. The Association of Register Controllers (VRC) focuses on continued education of and support for top experts in financial management, and collaborates with renowned educational institutions and finance organisations to that end. [...]

By |2020-10-06T16:06:25+02:00October 6th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Impact Institute Collaborates with VRC in Educating Impact Professionals

Launch of Impact Professional Training & Education

One million Impact Professionals in 2030 Professionals have a huge potential to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). By working on innovations, entrepreneurship and technology, they can contain and overcome health, poverty, climate or biodiversity crises. However, for that they need to measure, manage and improve their impact on and dependency of society. We [...]

By |2020-10-05T10:59:25+02:00October 2nd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Launch of Impact Professional Training & Education

Impact Institute presents a guide for investors and philanthropists to measure their impact

Why invest in intention if you can invest in results? Impact Institute is proud to publish the Guide for Funders to Assess and Value Impact.  This guide provides impact investors and philanthropists with a sound impact assessment and valuation methodology that they can use to forecast the impact of investment opportunities enabling informed [...]

By |2020-09-30T15:17:34+02:00September 30th, 2020|News|Comments Off on Impact Institute presents a guide for investors and philanthropists to measure their impact