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Webinar: Measuring real impact: An overview of the Impact-Weighted Accounts Initiative

Webinar: Measuring real impact: An overview of the Impact-Weighted Accounts Initiative

This interactive GSG webinar will discuss recently published work from the Impact-Weighted Accounts Initiative (IWAI) at Harvard Business School. The IWAI has released a methodology that measures an organization’s environmental, employment, and product impact in monetary terms. Transparent measurement of impact included alongside a company’s financial statements will spur a strategic focus on outcomes. Recent articles published in the Financial Times and Harvard Business Review by Sir Ronald Cohen and Harvard Business School professor

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Declaración de líderes para un futuro justo y sostenible

Declaración de líderes para un futuro justo y sostenible

 Para rescatar a miles de millones de personas del sufrimiento debemos colocar al impacto en el corazón de nuestras economías de manera urgente.  Declaración de Líderes de la Cumbre Anual del Global Steering Group for Impact Investment 2020, por un futuro justo y sostenible, dirigida a líderes del G7 y el G20, Ministros de Finanzas y Presidentes de Bancos Centrales.  La crisis del Covid-19 derivó en la necesidad urgente de avanzar hacia una recuperación

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GSG GLOBAL IMPACT SUMMIT 2020

GSG GLOBAL IMPACT SUMMIT  2020

For a Just and Impact-led Recovery The virtual GSG Global Impact Summit 2020 has now closed. Over three days, more than 1500 participants from 73 countries came together, across 60+ sessions, for a just and impact-led recovery.  We are proud to have achieved gender parity amongst our 260 + speakers, with 70% new voices and nearly 40% of speakers from the global south. Speakers included: Kristalina Georgieva, David Cameron, Gillian Tett, Paul Romer, Ibukun Awosika, Darren

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OPINION: What is value? In the 21st century, the answer cannot be profit alone

OPINION: What is value? In the 21st century, the answer cannot be profit alone

Sir Ronald Cohen is the chair of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment. Cliff Prior is CEO of the Global Steering Group for Impact Investment. Covid-19 has magnified every existing inequality in our societies. The human suffering caused by the pandemic has been felt globally, disproportionately hitting those who are most vulnerable. Data released by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation this week shows a shocking 7% increase in extreme poverty as a result of

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Impact On: Impact investing’s confident and compelling new narrative

Impact On: Impact investing’s confident and compelling new narrative

ImpactAlpha, Sept. 10 – Every day, with their commitment and their capital, impact investors and other Agents of Impact are writing a new narrative for business and finance. And every week, ImpactAlpha tries to encapsulate that narrative, rounding up developments in our Friday Brief under a single phrase or word of the week: Urgency… Agency… Mobilization… Justice.  In its virtual summit this week, the Global Steering Group for Impact Investing – the GSG for short – has challenged practitioners around the

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