Impact Measurement and Management

Projects:

Published report: Making Better Decisions: Impact Measurement and Management in South Africa

Supported development of The Responsible Investment and Ownership – A Guide for Pension Funds in South Africa

Contributor to Alexander Forbes Collective Insights publication

Objectives:

Raise awareness

  • Accelerate adoption of globally accepted terminology
  • Support market participants to map investments according to emerging, best in class, classification systems
  • Build case for impact measurement and management

Improve IMM Practice

  • Build trainings to address capacity gaps at (i) senior leadership (ii) practitioners/investors (iii) M&E sector/service providers level
  • Assess existing capacity and track improvement

Enable greater harmonisation by adopting market-leading frameworks

  • Drive the adoption of leading frameworks that address activities across the investment process
  • Encourage the participation of local practitioners in global market building efforts to develop frameworks/ tools/ taxonomies

Build a culture of transparency and disclosure

  • Support development of social compact around measuring and managing impact (including incentives and consequences)
  • Support efforts to strengthen mandatory, specific reporting on sustainable indicators through existing initiatives
  • Drive efforts to strengthen voluntary reporting on SDG-aligned impact outcomes
  • Promote third party verification of impact
Working Group member organisations:
CLEAR-AA
SAMEA
Valcare
Tshikululu Social Investments
IBIS Consulting
Next Generation Consultants
Business Partners
Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA)
Graca Machel Trust
GCR Ratings