Impact Investing Blogs to Keep Your Fund Compliant

Impact investing is an exciting and quickly evolving space — but reporting impact in a way that satisfies investors and regulators can be a challenge. In collaboration with Howard W. Buffett and his advisory firm, Global Impact LLC, we have become leaders in impact reporting and compliance. If you’re looking to maximize your fund’s impact and take market share in this growing segment, check out our latest impact investing blog posts!

There’s a Better Way to Measure ESG

There’s a reason that a new effort from MIT aimed at better appraising ESG is called the Aggregate Confusion Project: the breadth of different methodologies, reporting standards, and datasets make measuring ESG, well, confusing. As the Project’s directors write, “the correlation among prominent agencies’ ESG ratings was on average 0.61; by comparison, credit ratings from [...]

2022-09-28T08:30:25-07:00September 28th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG|

Who Has to Worry About the SEC’s New Climate Rules?

With so many potential new rules regarding climate and ESG disclosures, how can you figure out which ones apply to you? On March 21st and May 25th, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission released proposed amendments regarding disclosures about climate risks and ESG investment practices. When considered together, these sets of amendments amount to [...]

2022-08-25T17:22:08-07:00August 3rd, 2022|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG|

The SEC’s Campaign Against Greenwashing

Along with ramping up enforcement, the agency has proposed amendments that could affect funds with and without an ESG focus Fund managers always need to be on top of changes in regulations from the Securities and Exchange Commission in order to ensure compliance. Recently, the SEC proposed a number of rule changes regarding what funds [...]

2022-08-25T17:19:59-07:00July 5th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Fund Administration, Impact-ESG|

How JTC Walks the Walk on ESG

JTC is setting ambitious goals (and reaching them) for Environmental, Social, and Governance practices. At JTC, we know there is a difference between “talking the talk” by claiming to support socially-conscious investments and actually “walking the walk.” Both in North America and throughout the world, JTC has become synonymous with ESG because of the company’s [...]

2022-05-19T09:14:10-07:00May 19th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Fund Administration, Impact-ESG|

Using Technology to Make ESG Achievable: JTC’s Virtual Chief Sustainability Officer is Here

JTC Americas is helping clients define and reach their ESG goals by bringing JTC’s virtual CSO to North America At JTC Americas, we take ESG seriously, which is why we’ve been a leader in innovations like social impact reporting and helping investors compare impact across different kinds of investments. ESG is becoming increasingly important to [...]

2022-06-08T16:33:31-07:00May 9th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Fund Administration, Impact-ESG|

JTC Americas Debuts Virtual Chief Sustainability Officer

Platform provides benefits of in-house Chief Sustainability Officer while lowering costs of navigating ESG San Jose, CA. April 27, 2022 - JTC Americas today announced its virtual Chief Sustainability Officer (vCSO) platform, an innovative new offering to help fund managers, corporations and family offices meet their complex environmental, social and governance (ESG) regulatory and reporting [...]

2022-04-28T10:45:37-07:00April 28th, 2022|Categories: Fund Administration, Impact-ESG, Press Release|

SEC Proposes Broad Emissions Disclosure Rules

The proposed rules cover information provided to investors related to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change risks On March 21st, 2022, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission proposed a set of rules that would require companies to include information in registration statements and periodic reports pertaining to climate-related risks. This highly-anticipated part of the [...]

2022-04-21T17:26:52-07:00April 21st, 2022|Categories: Blog, Fund Administration, Impact-ESG|

Upcoming Event to Provide New Insights into Opportunity Zones

There has been plenty of debate on the merits of the Opportunity Zones program, much of it based on assumption and speculation. To combat a lot of the unfounded rhetoric around OZ, JTC Americas and OpportunityDb have conducted a thorough survey of Opportunity Zones stakeholders, the results of which are being released this month. To [...]

2022-03-08T14:44:03-08:00March 8th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG, Opportunity Zones|

Attracting Social Impact Capital: How the Right Fund Administrator Can Help

At our recent Impact Investing Forum, experts discussed how understanding the diversity of social impact investors is key to fundraising. Social impact capital can be a bit of a mystery. While thought leaders like JTC Americas have pioneered methods for measuring and tracking social impact, there isn’t a lot of agreement about what social impact [...]

2022-03-07T16:04:18-08:00March 3rd, 2022|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG, Opportunity Zones|

Why are Larger Fund Managers More Engaged on ESG than Smaller Ones?

Results from a recent survey show larger fund managers are more likely to make ESG a priority – so how can smaller firms catch up? Impact investing is bigger than ever, with an estimated $17 trillion in assets going toward sustainable investing. We’ve discussed previously how the majority of that comes from institutional investors, and [...]

2022-03-02T09:27:41-08:00February 24th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Fund Administration, Impact-ESG, Opportunity Zones|
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