Colorful Software Facilitates Corporate Conservation Investment

Inconsistency bedevils organizations that are attempting to uphold reliable standards systems for corporate social responsibility.

“We speak different languages,” Weatherley-White said. “Even using the word impact investment or impact metrics can be a little bit loaded because people have different definitions. Standards proliferation is a real problem. That is leading to a lot of confusion.”

iPAR and IRIS attempt to build on established, existing standards to create a unified and relatively consistent vocabulary and measurement schema.

Story produced by Kat Friedrich via the Conservation Finance Network.