Taxonomy Committee

The IRIS Taxonomy Committee, convened in 2009, is responsible for the ongoing evolution of the IRIS metrics. The IRIS framework is updated regularly based on stakeholder feedback, user experience, and evolving perspectives in the impact investing industry. Updates to the IRIS metrics and their definitions are reviewed by this committee, which comprises impact investing practitioners and experts in performance measurement, including those who have developed performance reporting systems with which IRIS is aligned. The current committee members are listed below.

  • Ugo Amoretti International Finance Corporation (IFC)
  • Helio Bertachini Inter-American Development Bank (IADB)
  • Alnoor Ebrahim Harvard Business School (HBS)
  • Laura Foose Social Performance Task Force (SPTF)/Alternative Credit Technologies
  • Sarah Gelfand Fidelity Charitable
  • Eric Hespenheide Deloitte
  • Simon Peladeau Consultant
  • David Rossow Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Flory Wilson B Analytics
  • Christina Synowiec Results for Development (R4D)