We empower companies and investors to make more sustainable decisions.
Third Economy is a sustainability ESG consulting services 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”.
3E Summary: SEC Releases New Climate Change Disclosures
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission announced a landmark proposal to advance and standardize disclosures related to climate change, requiring public companies to disclose certain climate-related risks in their statements and reports. Underneath the 500 page proposal, what does this mean for corporate issuers and investors? We pull out the fine print on today's announcement and what this means for companies in 2022 and beyond.
2022 IPCC Report: Corporate Considerations and Call to Action
This week, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) released its Climate Change 2022:
Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability report. This report draws attention to 127 key risks associated
with climate change, and the urgency around taking adaptive measures to build more resilient
Setting the Narrative on ESG
The six most important lines from the 2022 State Street and BlackRock Annual Letters.
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 – Values, Impact, Analysis, Alignment and Activism.
“Part of my work focuses on the shortcomings of current sustainable investment reporting and metrics, I immediately saw the value in Third Economy's robust approach and am excited to contribute to this much-needed evolution in sustainable investing.”
Dr. Todd Cort
Yale School of Management
“After a 12-year relationship with Chad as a former member of our industry oversight committee, we are excited to now work with Third Economy to assess investors evolving needs for proxy voting services.”
Broadridge Investor Communications Solutions President
“Third Economy has been a tremendous partner helping Taylor Morrison address and report on ESG in a robust, relevant and comprehensive way. Our sustainability focus and leading-edge reporting are reflected in our ratings and ultimately benefit our investors and other stakeholders.”
Benjamin A. Aronovitch
Vice President, Fmr Deputy General Counsel, Taylor Morrison
“A critical step toward more insightful investment decisions is the development and deployment of tools that help people set priorities and evaluate the risks and benefits, and the pros and cons, of different courses of action. Third Economy's approach to decision support for sustainable investing is both timely and sorely needed.”
Dr. Joe Árvai
University of Southern California
“We are thrilled to welcome Third Economy and Chad to AIM. His qualities dovetail with our investment philosophy, and his early involvement in the green bond market and commitment to strong environmental and social corporate governance mirrors AIM’s mission and commitment to impact investing.”
Managing Partner, AIM
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Third Economy is a sustainable investment research and consulting firm. We work with corporations and institutional investors to understand how sustainability factors impact financial value. Our clients leverage this understanding to enhance and promote their own capabilities, thus building a more sustainable economy, a third economy.