On November 2, 2020, the GIIN's IMM/IRIS+ and Research teams jointly held the first of four sessions for investors on Impact Performance. This session provided an introduction to the GIIN’s Impact Performance work and the complementary relationship between IRIS+ and the GIIN's Impact Performance Studies.
On October 27, 2020, the GIIN, along with partner Ceres, launched the Climate Change Mitigation theme within the Navigating Impact Project, which draws on the collective knowledge and experience of a diverse set of 180+ stakeholders to help investors select impact strategies and adopt recommended sets of metrics that track performance toward their goals. This webinar highlights what is in this new theme and how it can be applied. Hosted by Amit Bouri and Lissa Glasgo of the GIIN and Lindsey White and Dazzle Bhujwala of Ceres, the session featured speakers Andrew Collins of SFERS and MaryKate Bullen of New Forests, with support from Kellen Dorio (GIIN).
On September 23, 2020, the GIIN -- joined by the International Labour Organization (ILO) -- launched the Quality Jobs theme within the Navigating Impact Project, which draws on the collective knowledge and experience of a diverse set of 150+ stakeholders to help investors select impact strategies and adopt recommended sets of metrics that track performance toward their goals. This webinar highlights what is in this new theme and how it can be applied. Hosted by Amit Bouri and Lissa Glasgo of the GIIN and Monica Marino, Patricia Richter, and Matt Ripley of the ILO, speakers included Vidya Chandy of Chiratae Ventures and Sam Lacey of CDC Group.
On September 16, 2020, the GIIN team invited IRIS+ Working Group members to share their feedback for the development of the IRIS+ List, a new functionality that will drive greater transparency and rigor of IMM practice.
On July 16, 2020, the GIIN hosted a discussion with investors Leapfrog and responsAbility Investments AG about how they are integrating IRIS+ into their IMM practices. Roshni Bandesha shared how LeapFrog has integrated IRIS+ along the investment lifecycle, and Paul Hailey shared how responsAbility has developed an impact rating applying the IRIS+ methodology and concept.
On May 19, 2020, the GIIN hosted a webinar discussion with Belissa Rojas (Project X), Maria Laura Tinelli (Acrux Partners), and Alejandra Rossi (Socialab). on examples of how enterprises around the world are using IRIS+.
A conversation with Tiedemann Advisors and Bamboo Capital Partners, presenting findings from the second edition of The State of Impact Measurement and Management Practice reflect the increased sophistication and maturation of Impact Measurement and Management (IMM) practices since the first edition in 2017.
On February 11, 2020, the GIIN hosted an IRIS+ Webinar with Pacific Community Ventures (PCV). During this one-hour webinar, speakers from the GIIN and PCV shared information about using IRIS+ for impact due diligence.
On December 13, 2019, the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN) hosted a webinar with SEAF and the GIIN to highlight what gender lens investing is, what tools exist to measure progress toward gender lens goals, and examples of investors investing in gender lens projects.