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IRIS Data Brief: Focus on Impact Objectives

The Global Impact Investing Network, September 29, 2015

Published in September 2015, and drawing on data from nearly 5,000 organizations, this data brief focuses on the impact objectives of reporting organizations. Impact objectives are well-defined social and/or environmental goals that are achievable and specific. They address questions about what social and environmental goals an organization aims to address through its products, services, or strategy. This data brief includes a focused set of analyses on impact objectives as they relate other characteristics of reporting organizations.