IRIS Data Brief: Focus on Impact Objectives

IRIS Data Brief: Focus on Impact Objectives

Published in 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.

“As of the date of this analysis, the top social impact objectives selected by organizations included income/productivity growth, agricultural productivity, and community development. The top environmental impact objectives included sustainable land use, sustainable energy, and energy and fuel efficiency.”