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The Global Impact Database (GID) measures your value chain impact on the economy, the environment, and society to help your organization understand and communicate your value, steer on impact and increase resilience.
The GID estimates your organization’s contribution to the societal impact in your value chain. Using the SDGs and Integrated Reporting principals to interpret results. Having this data readily available in the GID saves you time collecting and processing large amounts of impact data. This allows you to focus on improving your business decisions based on your environmental, social and economic impact.
The impact data you need
Do you want to understand the non-financial risks of your portfolio? Know what are your most material impact drivers? And ultimately how to make better investment decisions? Let us help. The Global Impact Database (GID) provides a quick and comprehensive insight into the most material impacts of your investment portfolio and what’s driving them.
Have a look at what it can offer in this demo dashboard and try it out for yourself. For the company Zoomit, can you find the country in its value chain that contributes the most to its social capital impact?
Main features of the GID include:
- 27 positive and negative impacts covering a wide range of non-financials such as climate change, air pollution, land use, underpayment and well-being from employment
- Coverage of natural, social, human, manufactured, and financial capital impacts
- Full value chain impact that allows you to identify your key impact drivers
- Monetized impact to easily understand and compare impacts
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Use cases for your sector
Financial institutions such as banks, insurance companies, and investment and asset managers can use GID to understand the impact of their financing decisions
Applications of the GID for financial institutions to steer the business and its clients towards sustainability:
- Portfolio societal impact
- Impact investment evaluation
- Impact of suppliers e.g. IT services
- Online banking application impact integration
ENERGY & UTILITIES
Energy & utilities organizations such as energy suppliers and water suppliers can use the GID to help measure the full impact of their organizations.
Applications of the GID for energy & utilities (E&U) organizations:
- Impact assessment of E&U suppliers and their value chains
- Impact assessment of E&U generation
- Impact assessment of E&U applications
Corporate organizations such as multinational corporations can use the GID to help measure the full impact of their organizations.
Public sector organizations such as governments and local governments can use GID to measure impact of private sector partner organizations.
Applications of the GID for public sector organizations:
- Impact assessment of public sector partner organizations and their value chains
- Subsidy portfolio societal impact
- Impact hotspot analysis for standard setters or development organisations
Join clients that are already using the GID
ABN AMRO reports on their impact on a yearly basis to support their purpose “Banking for better, for generations to come”.
Impact measurement provides a way to make better decisions for the long term. As a bank, most of ABN AMRO’s impact is due to clients and suppliers. Measuring value chain impact is therefore key to understanding a bank’s impact.
GID is a critical solution to estimate ABN AMRO’s impact through its value chains and work towards their purpose of “better banking, for future generations”. Read the ABN AMRO impact report 2019 developed using the GID here.
DBS are committed to creating value for the long term by managing their business in a balanced and responsible manner.
Impact measurement provides a way to create long term value by helping organisations make more balanced and responsible business decisions. As a bank, DBS realize that most of their impact stems from their lending decisions and associated value chains.
Measuring the impact of lending, including value chain impact, is therefore key for banks to make more balanced and responsible business decisions. GID is a vital solution in the first steps towards indicating the impact DBS create from their lending, helping them with their aim to create value for the long term.
Read more about the DBS pilot impact measurement project developed using the GID here.
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