Natural Capital Protocol

Last updated: 2016

The Natural Capital Protocol is a framework designed to help businesses identify, measure, and value their impacts and dependencies on natural capital. It provides a standardised approach for organisations to integrate natural capital considerations into their decision-making processes, enabling them to better understand and manage their relationship with nature.

This is a cross-cutting resource, meaning that it supports the internal impact management process as a whole, rather than one or a few of the Actions of Impact Management.

Impact Management Norms

Last updated: 2018

The Impact Management Norms provide a common logic to help enterprises and investors measure and assess their social and environmental impacts. They aim to promote a consistent approach to impact assessment, enabling organisations to better understand, communicate and improve their impact performance. The Norms comprise – among others – the Five Dimensions of Impact, ABC of Impact and Investor Contribution.

Use this resource for the following Actions of Impact Management:

  • Measure, assess and value: Use the norms to quantify and evaluate the social and environmental impacts of the organisation’s activities.