Essay: Lessons learned from harmonising impact measurement

Harmonisation of impact measurement is needed to improve the transparency, comparability and  learning required to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Achieving this across a diverse group of organisations is challenging. A group of international finance institutions (IFIs) has joined up with Steward Redqueen to develop a harmonised tool to measure and report on indirect economic and environmental impacts of their investments.

In a contribution to the EDFI-ODI DFI essay series our Director Sabine Dankbaar, together with Giulia D. Debernardini (FMO) and Aneese Lelijveld (CDC), shares lessons learned from developing the Joint Impact Model (JIM), a tool to measure the socio-economic and environmental impact of a portfolio of investments in a harmonised way.

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