April 21, 2020 | Tideline’s new benchmark report, “Making the Mark,” evaluates investor alignment with the Operating Principles for Impact Management. View the full report here.

The “Making the Mark” report includes:

  • Tideline’s aggregated findings based on 13 verifications completed to date
  • A description of Tideline’s verification methodology (Learn, Assess, Review) and ratings rubric (Advanced, High, Moderate, Low)
  • An analysis of the three important characteristics that verification brings to the impact investing market (Discipline, Accountability, Comparability)
  • Key takeaways and a call to action for various stakeholders to continue the work of building the impact investing field

We believe that verification is an essential part of holding impact investors accountable and ensuring that the impact investing industry scales with integrity. We hope that this report provides a benchmark for understanding best practices and a roadmap for addressing shared challenges.