Giving Compass’ Take:
• Brian Trelstad explains how the Impact Management Project aims to create an underlying transparency framework of universal evaluation measurements for investors to understand their environmental and social impact.
• How will transparency in measurement help push impact investing forward? How will a framework make this practice more accessible?
• Learn more about impact investing, here.
Lack of transparency in impact investment is #Solvable. By creating a transparent framework for investors with consistent evaluation measures for impact investing that are as rigorous as financial accounting, Brian Trelstad describes how we can understand the social and environmental impact of any investment.
Brian Trelstad is a partner and board member of Bridges Fund Management, a global impact investment firm based in London and New York. Previously, he served as the Chief Investment Officer of Acumen, where he oversaw investments into companies that were delivering health, water, energy, and agriculture services in South Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. Trelstad was one of the principal architects of the Impact Reporting and Investment Standards.
Read the full article about impact investing at The Rockefeller Foundation.
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