Measuring Impact In Investing
Measuring Impact In Investing
Learn how to make money matter through impact investing.
Impact investing has been associated with poor returns for a long time. Lack of robust research on the performance of companies designed to generate social and environmental impact created barriers to industry advancement.
Not anymore. Nowadays, we have enough data and ongoing surveys to confront these wrongful perceptions and finally start investing in sustainable global improvement professionally to receive lucrative returns.
Impact investing requires certain skills and knowledge and should be treated as an emerging discipline. This course is created for investment professionals who recognize Impact investing as the next big thing and are currently building their career in the field.
What perks do you get?
Assignments for self-assessment
Free relevant Reports and Studies
Cynthia Ringo is a Senior Partner of DBL Partners. Ms. Ringo currently sits on the board of directors of Brainscope, Apeel Sciences, RubyRibbon, The RealReal, Urbansitter, Maiyet, and Siva Power, and works with View, Yerdle, and Kateeva. She was formerly a Managing Director of VantagePoint Venture Partners.
The Double Bottom Line (DBL) investment strategy of the firm is to invest in companies that can deliver top-tier venture capital returns (First Bottom Line), while working with the portfolio companies to enable social, environmental and economic improvement in the regions in which they operate (Second Bottom Line). DBL Partners uses venture capital to accelerate innovation in a way that positively affects an organization’s social impact, as well as its financial success. DBL invests in and helps nurture outstanding entrepreneurs and companies in Cleantech, Information Technology, Sustainable Products and Services, and Healthcare.
Prior to starting her career in venture capital, Ms. Ringo served as the CEO of Coppercom, a next-generation network switching company, from 1998 to 2001. While at Coppercom Ms. Ringo took the company from pre-revenue and five employees to an industry leader in two new communications markets. Coppercom was acquired by Heico Corporation in 2003. Prior to that Cynthia was the SVP of Corporate Development and Business Units at networking company Madge Networks from 1993 to 1997, where she had P&L responsibility for 3 business units with $400 million revenue and 500 staff, and identified and negotiated acquisitions worth over $500 million.
Please, Meet Impact Investing
Impact As A Way Of Doing Business
What Impact Investing Is NOT
Impact investing that we've known for centuries
Impact Investing Ecosystem
Investors and their Targets
Impact Investing Categories
Impact Measurement Framework
Much ado about the universal metrics system
Plan measuring before investing
Main Stages Measuring Impact
Impact Measurement Framework And Checklist
Methods And Tools For Measuring Impact
Social Return On Investment (SROI) Measuring method
Scorecard Method Of Measuring Impact
Case Study: Skopos Impact Fund (‘Skopos’)
Theories Of Change
Theory Of Change As Fundamental Approach
Case Study: Superwomen