Community Rules

The Impaakt Team

7 min Read Time | June 23rd 2022

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Impaakt Collectives Rules

The Impaakt Rater Collective and Impaakt Analyst Collective are Slack communities set up by Impaakt. They are constituted of thousands of members from all parts of the world, contributing to Impaakt’s mission of reinventing the way the world measures how sustainable companies are, enabling the impact economy and making companies accountable for their impact on the planet and society.

Our community rules are as follows:

Impaakt encourages members of the Impaakt Collectives to exchange ideas, debate topics of interest, and network. Please maintain a civil, professional tone and be respectful of fellow members. Obscenities, personal attacks, slurs, and inappropriate communications are not allowed. Impaakt reserves the right to remove members from the Collectives at any time for any reason. Thank you for your understanding.

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Username Policy

Your username is an optional nickname that identifies your account and is attached to all of your contributions on

You specify your username when creating an account and subsequently use it (together with your password) to log in to your account.

When creating a username, take into account:
  • It can be your real name if you so choose, but you should be aware that there could be potential risk outside of Impaakt’s platform.

  • The software will not allow you to register with a username that is already in use.

  • There is no requirement that usernames be in English. Contributors are welcome to use usernames that are not spelt using the Latin alphabet.

  • Your username can be virtually any string of characters (letters and numbers). However, it should be a name that other users will be comfortable with.

Inappropriate username includes usernames that are:


  • Usernames that impersonate other people.

  • Usernames that give the impression that the account has permissions which it does not have; e.g. by containing the terms "administrator", "reviewer", "moderator". etc.

  • Usernames including words such as "impaakt", "impaakter", "impaakting", or similar if they give the incorrect impression that the account may be officially affiliated with Impaakt.


  • Usernames that are likely to offend other contributors; e.g. by containing profanities or referencing controversies or controversial individuals.

  • Usernames that contain or imply personal attacks.

  • Usernames that seem intended to provoke an emotional reaction ("trolling").


  • Usernames that represent the name of a company, group, institution or product.

  • Email addresses and URLs that promote a commercial web page and don't simply identify a person.


  • Some usernames appear problematic without fitting clearly into any of the above categories. This is often the case with confusing or extremely lengthy usernames, which are highly discouraged.

Changing your username

You can change your username by going to your Profile, under “My Settings”.


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