Asian Impact Management Review is an affiliate of Asian Institute for Impact Measurement and Management
Asian Impact Management Review (AIMR) is a magazine and website serving as an informative and interdisciplinary platform that facilitates idea exchange between the industry, government, and academia. This magazine provides a forum for the discussion of solving social problems worldwide and the presentation of impact management and measurement methods.
AIMR covers a wide range of topics relevant to impact measurement and management, including impact standards, impact investing, and social business models. Our inaugural issue showcases a cover story of UNDP’s SDG Impact Standards; an in-depth interview with Dave Chen on sustainable finance and impact investing; SIIF’s regional report on the impact ecosystem in Japan; research highlights on SROI and SIBs, and more.
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UNDP SDG Impact Standards – Decision Making for Sustainability
Assurance Framework Lead of SDG Impact Standards explains the new flagship decision-making tool of UNDP toward sustainability and against Impact Washing.
Impact Management for the Power of Love Platform by Taishin Charity Foundation
Background Taishin Charity Foundation (TCF), founded in 2010 to support small and medium-sized nonprofits and social enterprises, launched Taiwan’s first large-scale online charity campaign called “The Power of Love Platform” (PLP), along with the assistance of capacity building at the organizational level. TCF has adopted the Social Return on Investment (SROI) methodology to assess the […]
History of Impact in Japan and toward Impact Economy
History of Impact in Japan and SIIF An impact investor survey in Japan reported that the impact investment balance of Japanese organizations reached 1.3 trillion yen in 2021, and the Japanese impact investment market is anticipated to grow along with the development of impact measurement and management (IMM). The first milestone of the impact investment […]
Creating a Small World City: Social Impact Assessment of Noto Ryugaku, an Internship Program Established by a Private Community Development Corporation
See how a local sustainable project helps an aging region in Japan thrive and their social value report by use of SROI.
Critiquing the Commodification of Social Value
An analysis of the marketization and commodification of ‘Social Value’ within third-sector organizations, in the case of SIBs and SROI.
Impact measurement and management principles, frameworks, standards, and metrics
The amount of social activities has grown over the years, increasing transparency, accountability, and legitimacy needs. It incited a rapid increase in the development of different impact measurement methods.
An Introduction to Generation Impact: International Perspectives on Impact Accounting
Editor of Generation Impact highlights important themes of the book, elucidating the imperative of impact management and impact accounting for an equitable and sustainable future.
An Interview with Dave Chen: Sustainable Finance amid Climate Change, the Transition of Human Behavioral Habits and Societal Shifts
I drive to teach the creative use of financial instruments, the creative use of capital, and the alignment of interests to create sustainable business models that are beneficial and intentionally beneficial to the environment and society. Can you tell us a bit about your background and how you started doing impact investment? I started my […]
Six Social Enterprise Essentials: A Common Accounting Framework is Now Vital
Social enterprise pioneer Freer Spreckley explains why accounting for all costs is essential – and proposes an update of the social accounting and audit system he first designed in the 1980s.
Venture Capitals Investment for Impact Pulls Back in 2022 Worldwide
Global venture investment in impact startups dropped in 2022 after a record high last year amidst a general slowdown in the venture capital market.