Know your impact.

Show your impact.

Grow your impact.

Impact Measurement and Reporting

We help our partners create rigorous impact measurement and reporting systems to know, show, and grow their impact.

Stakeholders want transparency from organizations in how their decisions and actions impact people and the planet. Sustainability and viability are increasingly tied to how organizations respond to these growing stakeholder demands where trust in the validity of measurement and reporting is key. The depth, clarity, and rigor required to earn that trust are a cornerstone of our work.

Our solution

We ensure impact-oriented organizations elevate their reporting standards by designing and implementing tailored measurement and reporting solutions.

Our rigorous, accurate and transparent impact measurement and reporting structure leads to:

  • Accountability for resources invested into the social and environmental spaces.
  • Actionable data to inform decision-making.
  • Heightened trust from investors and stakeholders through transparency and evidence-based outcomes.
  • Sustainability
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SECTORS WE ARE WORKING IN

Foundations and Philanthropic Organizations

Impact Investment portfolios

Private sector/for-profit organizations

Social service and environmental organizations

Our approach

For organizations ready to elevate their impact measurement strategy we offer a four-step framework that centers around a continuum of improvement where monitoring and improving impact occurs

Impact Definition

Assess the current impact measurement process rooted in performance to date. Clarify theory of change and define associated key performance indicators.

Impact Definition

Assess the current impact measurement process rooted in performance to date. Clarify theory of change and define associated key performance indicators.

Impact Measurement Design

Develop an evidence-based framework for developing and implementing clear, impact-driven performance metrics to effectively and methodically evaluate impact.

Impact Data Analysis

Test and refine the developed metrics. Validate the designed impact measurement strategy to inform ongoing data collection and reporting across the organization and/or portfolio.

Impact Reporting

Quickly assess and report impact through our data visualization tools that amplify positive outcomes and highlight areas of opportunity to improve.

How we are different

Comprehensive Process & Methodology

Our framework spans all phases of the impact measurement process – accurately defining impact, integrating data tracking and visualization tools, analyzing and reporting insights, setting up a structure for long-term sustainability of measurement systems, and integrating a feedback loop for continuous improvement.

Comprehensive Process & Methodology

Our framework spans all phases of the impact measurement process – accurately defining impact, integrating data tracking and visualization tools, analyzing and reporting insights, setting up a structure for long-term sustainability of measurement systems, and integrating a feedback loop for continuous improvement.

Tailored Solutions and Applications
  • We recognize the diversity of needs in impact measurement.
  • We meet you where you are at any stage of the “impact spectrum” – whether you are working to integrate ESG reporting, implement an impact measurement system for the first time, or improve on existing practices. 
  • We create data tools and impact reporting practices unique to the needs of our partners and their target audiences. 
  • We know the industry standards and apply the relevant standards to your needs. 
  • Our high-touch, individual efforts make our work accessible.
Integrity, Trust, Academic Rigor
  • Unique in the industry, our work is subject to a governing Internal Review Board (IRB) that ensures the highest standards of integrity and accuracy.
  • We don’t, and won’t, take part in “impact-washing.” Trust in impact measurement is the key to the sustainability and integrity of public and private sector organizations and a cornerstone of our work.
Multi-Sector, Multi-Disciplinary Team
  • We are diverse in our experience by design. We infuse our work with Academic rigor while offering our partners a multidisciplinary team with a wide array of private and public sector experience.
  • Our experts have professional backgrounds in Wall Street investment funds, global entrepreneurship, community non-profits, politics and government affairs, engineering, healthcare, and more.
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Allsop, Alyssa

Allsop, Alyssa

Alyssa Allsop

Associate, Data Science

Brewster, Megan

Brewster, Megan

Megan Brewster

Sr. Manager

Crouse, Bryce

Crouse, Bryce

Bryce Crouse

Student Fellow

de Moraes Filho, Pedro Lucas

de Moraes Filho, Pedro Lucas

Pedro Lucas de Moraes Filho

Student Fellow

Gong, Byoung-Gyu

Gong, Byoung-Gyu

Byoung-Gyu Gong

Data Scientist

Kauffman, Kit

Kauffman, Kit

Kit Kauffman

Student Fellow

Kulkani, Aakash

Kulkani, Aakash

Aakash Kulkani

Student Fellow

Paxman, Corbin

Paxman, Corbin

Corbin Paxman

Student Fellow

Rogers, Dr. Tiana N.

Rogers, Dr. Tiana N.

Dr. Tiana N. Rogers

Sr. Director

Tan, Chak

Tan, Chak

Chak Tan

Director, Data Science

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Our work

Our work across multiple areas of impact expertise across the globe has helped our partners fully realize their impact vision.

Impact measurement and reporting updates

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