SDG Impact Standards, Assurance & Seal

Targeting the gap between high level principles and impact performance reporting.

SDG Impact Standards 🔗

The SDG Impact Standards are voluntary internal management standards designed to guide businesses and investors embed sustainability and the SDG into their management systems and decision-making practices. Learn more.

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OECD-UNDP Impact Standards for Financing Sustainable Development 🔗

UNDP SDG Impact collaborated with OECD on developing the Impact Standards for Financing Sustainable Development (IS-FSD). The Standards are designed to support donors in the deployment of public resources through development finance institutions (DFIs) and private asset managers, in a way that maximises the positive contribution towards the sustainable development goals (SDGs).

Independent Assurance & Seal 🔗

Independent assurance against the SDG Impact Standards will be encouraged and SDG Impact is working with stakeholders to develop an accreditation system for independent practice assurers. An SDG Impact Seal and associated governance is being developed. Issuers of SDG Bonds, Private Equity Fund Managers and Enterprises will be able to apply based on independent assurance of practice to a pre-determined level to qualify.

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