AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023


AVPN Impact Investment Training Series: Impact Measurement and Management

By Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN)


The Forum Exchange Square, Central


Hong Kong SAR China

Date & time

19 September 2018



19 September 2018


About this event

One complimentary ticket for AVPN members.
HKD1200 per ticket for non-members.
Limited seats are available.

Investors need shared fundamentals for understanding the effects that different enterprises – or portfolios of enterprises – have on people and planet, just as there are shared fundamentals for understanding financial performance. Without this, we are faced with a growing array of labels that make it hard to understand which investment products offer investors the best chance to achieve their intentions and goals.

As part of AVPN’s impact investment series, this seminar will be facilitated by the Impact Management Project (IMP). The IMP is a collaborative effort by over 1,400 organizations that have come together to agree on shared fundamentals for how we talk about, measure and manage impact. This seminar will focus on what investors can learn from the IMP’s shared convention to understand and communicate about impact across the value chain. We will be exploring these shared fundamentals and previewing the practical tools IMP community has co-created for impact management. These tools include the common data categories that investors need to use and report for a full understanding of an enterprise’s impact.

This is an interactive seminar with a combination of presentations, case studies and discussions on specific investment opportunities and challenges. Upon completion of this seminar, participants will have:

  • Explored their intentions, constraints, and impact goals
  • Developed a keen understanding of the common data categories needed to understand and report an enterprise’s impact
  • Reviewed 1- 2 case studies on best practices in impact management

Join us to build a vibrant impact investment community across Asia!

To enquire, please contact [email protected].


  Clara Barby,

Clara leads the Impact Management Project and is Partner, Impact+ at Bridges Fund Management. Prior to Bridges, Clara focused her career on investing in and managing high-impact businesses at Acumen, focused on off-grid energy and low-cost healthcare. The Impact Management Project is backed by a wide range of organizations – from leading foundations, multilaterals, family offices, asset managers, pension funds and insurance companies – this open source project is supporting hundreds of organizations to agree on and move to shared norms for impact measurement and management.
Clara holds a BA (Hons) in Greats from Oxford University and an MBA from INSEAD.

About the Speaking Organisation

Bridges Fund Management is a specialist fund manager focused exclusively on sustainable and impact investment, with offices in London, New York and San Francisco. Since 2002, Bridges have raised over £900m to invest in SMEs, properties and social sector organizations that are helping to tackle some of society’s biggest challenges, with a focus on four themes: health & well-being, education & skills, sustainable living and underserved markets.

Impact+ is Bridges’ specialist in-house impact team. It works with our investment professionals, providing expertise and tools to optimise the impact of Bridges’ investments, and capturing the lessons learned along the way. It then uses this accumulated knowledge to support the growth of the broader market, via third-party advisory work and proprietary publications. Bridges Impact+ is facilitating the Impact Management Project.

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