Governance and Sustainability  Services

We help companies and investors build and promote their capabilities for financial advantage and positive impact.

Third Economy is a governance and sustainability consulting firm. We provide high-quality data, analytics and insights to empower companies and institutional investors to build long-term, sustainable growth and make informed investment decisions. We analyze, strategize, and execute sustainability strategies in order to increase financial value, enhance capabilities, and build a more sustainable economy. We call a sustainable economy the “third economy”.

How We Work With You

Financial Advisors

Engage new and existing clients by aligning their portfolios with what they care about through our materiality assessment.


Satisfy investors, improve ESG ratings, avoid activism and build long-term financial value.

Institutional Investors

Raise assets, enhance investment decision-making, and leverage proxy voting and engagement to satisfy your clients and beneficiaries.

What Is the VIA3 Compass?

The VIA3 compass defines what
it means to be sustainable. The VIA3 framework assesses five criteria to improve ESG ratings for asset managers – Values, Impact, Analysis, Alignment and Activism.


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Understanding CA AB-1305 Voluntary Carbon Market Disclosures Act

It’s 2024 and California's AB-1305 has been signed into law, requiring California companies to disclose voluntary carbon offset purchases and track net-zero or carbon neutrality claims on public-facing websites. The implications for CA businesses? New data collection and assurance practices, as applicable to your business. Read on for more on this new regulation.

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BlackRock’s 2024 Engagement Priorities

BlackRock recently released their 2024 engagement priorities so we have summarized them and provided hyperlinks for your convenience.

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Third Economy: 2023 Year in Review

As we reflect on 2023, our team has compiled stories from the past year that will continue to impact all of us in 2024 and beyond. Wishing you a successful 2024 from Third Economy