The impact landscape is crowded with terminology and is lacking a common approach. The Impact investing market map is a resource for investors to identify companies that, through their products and services, generate impact across ten thematic environmental and social areas.

What is the Impact Investing Market Map?

A resource for investors to identify companies that, through their products and services, generate impact in one or more of ten thematic environmental and social areas.

The 10 thematic areas

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Renewable energy

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Water and sanitation

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Energy efficiency

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Affordable housing

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Health

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Green buildings

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Sustainable forestry

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Sustainable agriculture

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Education

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Inclusive finance


How does it work?

For each of the 10 investment themes it provides a tailored step-by-step process to identify relevant companies that generate impact.

  • Basic definitions of each thematic area are based on UN conventions and international industry leaders
  • Practical criteria to identify impact investing companies based on revenue and third party certifications
  • Common indicators to measure performance

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