Sustainability Consulting Services

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

Third Economy is a sustainability and ESG (environmental, social and governance) 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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Transition Planning for Net-Zero Targets

As climate-related regulations become more prevalent, businesses can tackle the challenge of ensuring compliance while proactively leveraging them to your advantage. In our latest Thought Leadership article, we outline how to plan for net-zero targets and the steps you need to take to achieve them.

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Navigating California's New Climate Legislation

California Legislature recently passed two new environmental bills, both of which are expected to have a significant impact on California, U.S., and global business. Many of the world’s largest public and private companies will soon be required to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions and climate-related risks. Read on to find out what this means for your organization.

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Third Economy’s Sustainability Thesaurus: From TCFD to IFRS to ESRS

Whether you are moving to sustainability reporting voluntarily or for mandatory compliance, the choice to report upon climate-related risk first includes navigating a complex landscape of standards and sustainability frameworks. With more than 2200 sustainability reporting provisions, it can be difficult to determine which frameworks and standards are right for your organization. Read on for our primer on some of the most common global standards and frameworks and how they might apply to your business.