Statement on COVID-19

COVID-19 is damaging and destroying the health of millions of people worldwide. In particular fragile and deprived individuals and communities are hit: those with a weaker health, a lack of sanitation, no access to healthcare, protective gear, and shelter.   Our thoughts go out to all those who suffer, lost their lives, and those who [...]

By |2020-04-03T13:36:57+02:00April 3rd, 2020|News|Comments Off on Statement on COVID-19

ABN AMRO first bank to include Impact Statement in Integrated Report

ABN AMRO is the first bank worldwide to include an Impact Statement in its Integrated Annual Review (IAR). This statement shows the value ABN AMRO creates and reduces for each of its key stakeholder groups. Innovative is also that ABN AMRO has received limited assurance on the Impact Statement from its auditor EY. In [...]

By |2020-03-12T19:04:36+02:00March 12th, 2020|News|Comments Off on ABN AMRO first bank to include Impact Statement in Integrated Report

Impact Institute launches the Impact Economy Foundation

Impact Institute is excited to announce the launch of Impact Economy Foundation. The foundation aims to accelerate the transition from a financial economy to an impact economy. An impact economy is an economy in which work, entrepreneurship, innovation, and technology leads to well-being. An economy that not only maximizes financial capital, [...]

By |2019-11-22T11:44:28+02:00November 22nd, 2019|News|Comments Off on Impact Institute launches the Impact Economy Foundation

Impact Institute receives prestigious UN Award

GENÈVA/Amsterdam – Impact Institute, a spin-off of True Price is awarded the ISAR Honours Award by UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) working group on International Standards for Accounting and Reporting (ISAR). ISAR acknowledged Impact Institute's work for its improvement of reporting by companies on sustainability and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s). [...]

By |2019-11-01T13:22:15+02:00November 1st, 2019|News|Comments Off on Impact Institute receives prestigious UN Award

Join our Pressure Cooker on the Sustainable Development Goals

Create scenarios and design an SDG strategy for your organization in our Pressure Cooker SDG Strategy. Combine theoretical background with tangible results and a clear path forward for your organization.  Pressure Cooker SDG Strategy In 2015 all UN member states adopted the Sustainable Development Goals. Effective engagement of business is vital to achieve [...]

By |2019-06-18T10:27:24+02:00June 7th, 2019|Events, News|Comments Off on Join our Pressure Cooker on the Sustainable Development Goals

The True Price of Jeans

What is the true price of a pair of jeans? On average the true price is 33 euros above the retail price. The report True Price of Jeans (Dutch version: True Pricing in de jeansketen) by Impact Institute and ABN AMRO, using the true price method, was featured by Dutch national news [...]

By |2019-06-07T07:12:40+02:00May 23rd, 2019|News|Comments Off on The True Price of Jeans

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+02:00April 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+02:00March 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 |2019-05-10T08:52:55+02:00March 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+02:00November 8th, 2018|News|Comments Off on The True Cost of Cocoa – Tony’s Chocolonely Progress Report 2018