Recent BlueMark news and announcements.
Recent BlueMark news and announcements.
RESEARCH – “Making the Mark 2023: Benchmarking Impact Management Practice”
BlueMark Publishes New Impact Benchmarks Powered by Growing Dataset on Best Practices in Impact Management
BlueMark Practice Leaderboard expands to 10 leading impact investors with additions of AgDevCo, BlueEarth Capital, Calvert Impact Capital, and Nuveen Fixed Income Impact BlueMark, a leading provider of independent impact verification and intelligence for the...
New Private Markets – “From theory to practice: Tying financial incentives to impact”
Financial Times – “The unsteady evolution of impact investing”
ImpactAlpha – “S&P Global leads BlueMark’s $10 million raise for impact verification and benchmarks”
BlueMark Raises $10 Million in Series A to Accelerate Adoption of Its Market-Leading Impact Verification Services, Benchmarks, and Analytics
S&P Global leads Series A round, alongside other new investors including Temasek Trust Capital, Blue Haven Initiative, Gunung Capital, and Tsao Family Office Ford Foundation and Radicle Impact, which co-invested in BlueMark’s seed round in January 2022, increase...
ImpactAlpha – “What impact investors should know about impact reporting”
This piece was originally published in ImpactAlpha. Impact fund managers are increasingly expected to provide their investors (i.e., institutional investors and allocators) with reporting that offers visibility into their portfolio’s impact results. The general...
“ImpactAssets’ Twelfth IA 50 Impact Fund List Showcases 163 Fund Managers and $122 Billion in Assets Under Management”
ImpactAlpha – “Accounting for impact at Candide, MicroVest, Echoing Green and other investment managers”
BlueMark comment letter on FCA’s proposed Sustainable Disclosure Regulation (SDR)
ImpactAlpha – “Searching for signals in impact reports from Elevar, Veris, Calvert and other investment managers”
Impact-investor – “BlueMark publishes new impact reporting framework for fund managers”
Raising the Bar 2.0: BlueMark’s Framework for Evaluating Impact Reporting
BlueMark Publishes Framework to Bring More Clarity to Impact Reporting
BlueMark's framework is designed to evaluate the completeness and reliability of impact reporting prepared by fund managers for their investors. BlueMark, a leading provider of independent impact verification and intelligence for the impact and sustainable...
Good Future podcast – “Sarah Gelfand: Measuring impact investment performance with BlueMark” (LISTEN)
BlueMark Becomes First Impact Verification Firm to be Certified as a B Corp
BlueMark, a leading provider of independent impact verification and intelligence for the impact investing market, today announced that it was certified as a B Corp, joining thousands of businesses around the world that are committed to using business as a force for...
EVPA – “Fostering transparency”
Building Bridges – “Infrastructure for Impact Accountability: Towards Standards for Quality Impact Reporting” (WATCH)
Impact Entrepreneur – “Impact Verification”
Financial Times – “Fund targets transition for big industrial polluters”
Harvard ALI Social Impact Review – “Elevating Qualitative Data in Impact Performance Reporting”
BlueMark submits comment letter on SEC’s proposed ESG disclosure rule
BlueMark submits comment letter on ISSB’s General Sustainability-related Disclosures
FundFire – “Investors, Managers Like but Don’t Depend on New Impact Tools”
Capital Monitor – “Investors adopt impact principles amid ESG backlash”
ImpactAlpha – “Five investors that are driving a “race to the top” in impact management”
New Private Markets – “The 5 top-ranking impact firms, according to BlueMark”
Pioneers Post – “Less than a third of impact investors actively consult stakeholders when managing impact – BlueMark report”
ANNOUNCEMENT – “BlueMark Introduces Leaderboard of Impact Investors With the Strongest Impact Management Practices”
Leaderboard and expanded data set on best practices in impact management released as part of BlueMark’s third annual ‘Making the Mark’ report BlueMark, an impact verification specialist, today published its third annual report on best practices and trends in impact...