On September 17, 2019, the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) and the Impact Management Project hosted a lively discussion about the relationship between IRIS+ and the five dimensions of impact. A Q+A followed the presentation.
During this virtual Town Hall, the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) introduces IRIS+ to the impact investing market. IRIS+ makes it easier for investors to translate their impact intentions into real impact results. It is a comprehensive system for impact investors to measure, manage and optimize their impact. IRIS+ reduces confusion, increases comparability, and makes it easier to communicate impact results.
On February 14, 2019, the GIIN and Criterion Institute hosted a live demo of the Navigating Impact Project Gender Lens Theme. The Gender Lens theme, led by the Criterion Institute, draws on the knowledge and experience of +50 investors and experts, and aims to help investors incorporating a gender lens connect their impact goals with core sets of metrics, evidence, and resources to put them into action.
On August 14, 2018, the GIIN hosted a webinar called, Decision Points: Exploring Key Motivations and Approaches to Developing an Impact Investing Practice. During this 1-hour session, the GIIN explored some key choices that impact investors make when developing an impact portfolio. The webinar began with opening remarks from the GIIN’s Managing Director Giselle Leung, followed by a short research presentation by GIIN Research Associate Hannah Dithrich.