Impact Investing and Investment Standards

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Impact Investing and Investment Standards is part of Global Impact Investing Network.

Quick description

IRIS+ is a comprehensive system for impact measurement and management developped by the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN). IRIS+ aims at making it easier for investors to translate their impact intentions into impact results. The IRIS+ system allow them to integrate social and environmental factors into investment decisions alongside risk and return.

IRIS+ solves the problems of cribility and comparibility of impact data by increasing data clarity and comparability, and providing streamlined, practical, how-to guidance.  Impact investors can get access to an all in one easy-to-navigate system that is free and publicly available. 

Sustainable finance associated use case

  • Environmental Impact (Climate Change Mitigation, Climate Change Adaptation, Water, Pollution, Biodiversity, Circular Economy Transition)
  • Social Impact (Employment, Workers, Communities, Consumers, Basic Human Needs Access, Basic Economic/Infrastructure Access)

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Credit : This tool has been made in the context of the EquipEx+ ANR-21-ESRE-0036:

Special thanks to Maria VILLALONGA, Thibaud BARREAU and all other contributors.