Published in September 2015, and drawing on data from nearly 5,000 organizations, this data brief focuses on the impact objectives of reporting organizations. Impact objectives are well-defined social and/or environmental goals that are achievable and specific. They address questions about what social and environmental goals an organization aims to address through its products, services, or strategy. This data brief includes a focused set of analyses on impact objectives as they relate other characteristics of reporting organizations.
About the Global Impact Investing Network
The Global Impact Investing Network is a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing the scale and effectiveness of impact investing around the world. Impact investments are investments made with the intention to generate positive, measurable social and environmental impact alongside a financial return.