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”.


What is the VIA3 Rating?

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.

How We Work With You

What People are Saying

  • “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
  • “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.”
    Bob Schifellite
    Broadridge Investor Communications Solutions President
  • “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.”
    Stuart Kinnersley
    Managing Partner, AIM