Impact Delta is an advisory firm founded to accelerate the adoption of a more responsible capitalism.
We advise investors on the firm-wide environmental and social impact of their activities, and develop dedicated impact investing and ESG-focused businesses.
What We Do

Aligning Returns with Positive Impact

We partner with investment firms, generally in private equity, real estate and infrastructure, to help them improve their ESG and impact capabilities. We work with investing and operating leaders to craft firmwide strategy, launch dedicated impact products and improve data collection and management. We believe these activities lead to higher returns and better asset-raising performance.
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October 04, 2023
A proliferation of climate frameworks is an opportunity for AI to harmonize analysis | Reporting for carbon vs. accounting for it | Is governance taken for granted?
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July 26, 2023
Using AI to assess climate commitments | Ecosystem services | The future of European tourism is being reassessed, in winter and summer | The Keeling curve hits 424 ppm
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June 08, 2023
EV adoption is possible with reliable chargers | Mississippi's holistic approach to improving reading performance | Proxy season is ugly for climate | Biodiversity credits are evolving
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May 04, 2023
A "governance gap" exists between the Fortune 500 and smaller companies, a Yale Law Journal article finds | Retention and promotion - a challenge for DEI, BlackRock finds | Microsoft tries to reduce and emissions and grow at the same time
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March 16, 2023
At CERAWeek, the commitment to the energy transition seemed to be losing, rather than gathering, strength | Oil and gas in Alaska | IRA's bold vision vs regulation and labor constraints | SVB's failure | Proxy season preview
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January 13, 2023
Federal action leads with IRA but cities and states working to do more | Environmental justice stymied by ownership requirements for EV school bus transitions | PE has a retention/promotion problem not a pipeline problem
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Perspectives on impact investing and ESG-related topics
January 09, 2023
Opinions vary on the role of private capital in the supply of water. With appropriate guardrails, opportunities for impact, and solid returns, exist.
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September 10, 2022
A stronger focus on sustainability (environmental and social) is linked to stronger financial performance - especially at the level of individual companies. The evidence is less clear that investment products marketed as ESG-aligned outperform broader market benchmarks. At least three things help explain this inconsistency.
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April 13, 2022
What metrics can companies use to measure the experience of women in the workplace more consistently? We take stock of the current state of measurement by evaluating the current parties involved in reporting, and then present a suite of metrics, drawn from Wharton’s Four for Women initiative, that companies can use to collect and report.
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July 15, 2021
This paper is the product of a collaboration between Dream and Impact Delta. Dream is one of Canada’s leading real estate companies, whose purpose is to deliver strong returns while delivering positive impact in the communities where it works. We advised Dream on the launch of its impact investing strategy, which is outlined here.
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October 15, 2020
Growing numbers of investors believe they must understand the full financial, environmental and social impact of their decisions. What tools exist to help them? This paper, published in October 2020 and revised a year later, explores externalities in investment decision-making. While externalities are hard to measure, more progress on this question has been made than many mainstream investors realize.
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July 20, 2020
Asset owners’ decisions affect people over the world, so they want to know if investment managers’ ESG efforts are serious. This post explores eight things asset owners can do to evaluate the sustainability performance their managers. We divide the checklist into two parts: things to do now, and things to form a view on over time.
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