About Us

The Global Investment Performance Standards (GIPS®) are voluntary standards based on the fundamental principles of full disclosure and fair representation of investment performance results. A global standard for investment performance reporting gives investors around the world the additional transparency they need to compare and evaluate investment managers.

Learn about how the GIPS standards were created

What We Stand For

Our mission: Promote ethics and integrity and instill trust through the use of the Global Investment Performance Standards by achieving universal demand for compliance by asset owners, adoption by asset managers, and support from regulators for the ultimate benefit of the global investment community.

Who We Are

The GIPS standards were created and are administered by CFA Institute, the global, not-for-profit association of investment professionals that awards the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation, the Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement (CIPM®), and the Investment Foundations™ certificate. The success of the Standards is the result of an alliance among experts within the global investment industry and partnerships with GIPS sponsors.

What We Do

We ensure the Standards remain effective, useful, and relevant in the investment industry, responding to new issues as they arise. From guiding firms in the implementation of the Standards, to working with country sponsors, to educating investors, we provide guidance for all.

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