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Impacter Insights

Revolutionizing Philanthropy: Naina Batra’s Trailblazing Path in Asian Impact Investment

Naina Batra, CEO of AVPN, joins AIMR to discuss the groundbreaking Asian network’s journey, its role as an ecosystem builder, Asian representation, what venture philanthropy means, and paving the way for tomorrow’s leaders of Asia.

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Book Review

Impact Investing and Social Enterprises: Global Progress and Challenges

Every year, thousands of impact investments are made, but what are they, what are they designed to accomplish, and what do they achieve? This book will help investors, their financial advisors and their attorneys understand what are impact investments, how to make them, and how to minimize risks.

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Cover Story

The Growing Momentum of Impact Investing and the Impact Economy in Japan and Beyond

In 2023, ‘impact’ is a common language in Japan, signifying the rise of the impact economy, incorporating impact management into investment, business, consumption, and government.

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Case Study

How Impact Investors Move from Impact Measurement to Managing for Impact

To maximize positive impact, impact investors need to move from impact measurement to managing for impact, which requires a systemic integration of impact into decision-making on four levels: deal, portfolio, organization and system.

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Frontier Insights

Aligning IMM Framework with Global Standards: An Interview with Meeta Misra, Head of APAC

Meeta Misra, discusses her journey into impact measurement, challenges and opportunities in impact investing, aligning with industry standards, the role of technology, and the potential for impact bonds in Asia.

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Cover Story

How Taxonomy of Sustainable Finance and Environmental Impact Assessment May Contribute to Impact Measurement and Management?

Environmental issues typically involve various objective scientific studies. Practitioners may need to recognize the importance of science-based governance and embrace the core principles of pursuing human health and well-being when conducting environmental impact assessment.

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Research Highlights

Impact Measurement: A Review of Recent Literature

The complexity and progress in impact measurement focus mainly on four critical areas: choosing appropriate tools, the stakeholder’s involvement, the controversy over standardization, and the development of frameworks for large-scale evaluations.

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Regional Report

The Role of Social Investing and How to Ensure Its Success

Social investing, merging financial returns with social impact, is growing rapidly. Fintech startups provide credible impact measurement tools, fostering transparency. However, greenwashing poses a challenge, necessitating comprehensive impact data.

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Research Highlights

Measuring and Communicating Social Impact: Challenges and Opportunities for Social Enterprises in Australia 

The social enterprise sector in Australia is diverse. Social enterprises are facing significant challenges in communicating and measuring impact, but opportunities are arising to build capacity in impact measurement.

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Case Study

Combining Impact Measurement and Management: A Case Study in Improving Elderly Care in the UK

The case study shows how combining impact measurement and management improved after-care support for elderly patients in a UK health organization. Patient outcomes improved significantly through data-driven insights, staff training, and real-time feedback.