Major funds launch toolkit to help investors measure SDG impact
Monday, February 11, 2019
By Terry Slavin
The Investment Leaders Group (ILG), a global network of pension funds, insurers and asset managers convened by the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership (CISL), has created a dashboard, called the Cambridge Impact Framework, that uses existing data to help the industry assess funds against six themes derived from the 17 SDGs: resource security, healthy ecosystems, climate stability, basic needs, wellbeing and decent work.
The dashboard uses a traffic light system to categorise impact from very negative (red) to very positive (deep green).
We struggle to answer one of the most basic questions that can be asked about a fund: Is it doing harm or good?
Photo courtesy of Dean Hochman.