The PIR evaluates the positive impact of business schools, giving students a voice. ISEG goes straight to level 4, out of a possible 5, being classified as a "Transforming School".
The Positive Impact Rating (PIR) is a rating conducted by students and for students. In this sense, ISEG students answered 20 questions in a questionnaire that evaluates seven dimensions of impact in three dimensions: Energizing, Educating and Engaging.
PIR was developed by the Positive Impact Rating Association (PIRA), a non-profit organization made up of business schools and other educational institutions. It is an initiative to evaluate the social and environmental impact of business schools.