Investors can play a key role in funding solutions to water problems but a lack of global standards to measure water impact remains a barrier. Water did not get enough attention at the climate change conference in Glasgow, experts argue. The way that climate change affects human beings is almost entirely through water – either […]
Accounting for impact is notoriously difficult. Methodologies vary from one investor to the next. Impact investing, however, can only scale if they adopt harmonised standards. In a short series, we look at progress made in different sectors.
Organisations who want to monitor their impact should first and foremost gather data from people on the ground, says 60 Decibels. The American company is developing a new impact index based on end-user data.
Unlike climate change, the biodiversity crisis is not so much on investors’ radar yet. WWF lobbies hard to encourage investors to take the issue seriously. Its latest report assesses tools measuring impact on biodiversity.