Impact Measurement

Workshop Engaged ContourGlobal Africa in Building Capacity to Enhance Impact to Achieve Inclusive Growth//

Categories: Events , Featured , IGD Members , Impact Measurement , Member News

As global energy company ContourGlobal (CG) seeks to strengthen its operations in Africa and enhance impact to achieve inclusive growth, representatives of CG Africa participated in a two-day workshop that highlighted emerging trends and best practices in sustainability practices. Helen Mant and Adrienne Gifford, Senior Advisors at the Initiative for Global… Read More

An Innovative Approach to Measuring Impact//

Categories: Impact Measurement

Traditional monitoring and evaluation (M&E) approaches have not yet evolved to capture more sustainable development and market-systems based development. Over the past year, IGD has partnered with the Niger Delta Partnership Initiative (NDPI) Foundation and the Partnership Initiatives in the Niger Delta (PIND) to measure systemic changes resulting from value… Read More

Invitation: Partnering For Impact//

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With one year to go until the adoption of a new global development agenda, this event will focus on the practicalities of how best to deliver the new framework and SDG priorities. Although responsibility for implementation will ultimately fall to national governments, it is now recognised that the challenges are… Read More

Why Impact Measurement Is Important for Your Business//

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Written by Emma Green, IGD Manager This week, I had the opportunity to represent IGD on a panel titled “Transformative Technology” at the Agribusiness & Food World Forum in Cape Town, South Africa, where conversations focused on the changes that are sweeping African agriculture. My co-panelists, representing Vodafone, Standard Bank,… Read More

IGD Report Reveals Success of Visa Inc.’s partnership with Government of Rwanda in laying the foundations for financial inclusion//

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Washington, D.C. – A new report released by the Initiative for Global Development (IGD) demonstrates   how Visa Inc., a global payments technology company, is constructively engaging the Government of Rwanda to increase financial inclusion through electronic payments. In 2011, Visa established a strategic partnership with the Government of Rwanda to… Read More

How to Evaluate Impact Measurement//

Categories: Events , Featured , IGD In the News , Impact Measurement

Last week IGD Vice President Helen Mant joined Kitrhona Cerri, Program Manager at the World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD), for a Devex webinar focused on the business value of measuring impact. More companies than ever are measuring and reporting on their social, economic, and environmental impact to some… Read More