Standards are communities, not documents.
But documents are important just the same
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The Common Foundations of Impact Measurement
The Common Foundations set a minimum standard for the “how” of impact measurement in five essential practices.
Complete the self-assessment
The self-assessment tool will help to determine whether your organization is already meeting the basic standards of impact measurement, or identify areas that may require attention.
Introduction to the Data Standard
A non-technical introductory guide to the Common Impact Data Standard.
Common Impact Data Standard: Technical documents for developers
This case study uses the example of an investment portfolio focused on affordable housing to illustrate how the Common Impact Data Standard and the Common Framework do the heavy lifting in making impact data interoperable. (2022)
From 2019, this case study outlines how a flexible framework can be created for social and environmental indicators.
Common Form 1.1
This document presents the current fields of the form, which once completed, will generate an organizational profile that can be shared with investors and other funders as needed.
Amplifying the Impact
The recommendations contained in Amplifying the impact of Ontario’s Social Enterprise Community are the result of a collaborative process of discussion and consultation driven through the Social Enterprise Measurement Task Force.