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!

Impact Medallion Project Spotlight: LandFund Partners

How local knowledge, OZ tax incentives, and a commitment to its core principles have helped LandFund Partners create jobs and promote biodiversity through strategic investments. The JTC Americas Impact Medallion Program recognizes impact fund managers and industry stakeholders who embrace best practices in security, transparency, and compliance. In this series, we’ll showcase Impact Medallion recipients [...]

2023-02-07T08:40:08-08:00February 7th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG, Opportunity Zones|

Impact Medallion Project Spotlight: Urban Catalyst

Urban Catalyst’s Erik Hayden discusses what he’s learned from five years of Opportunity Zones and what the future may hold for the program. The JTC Americas Impact Medallion Program recognizes impact fund managers and industry stakeholders who embrace best practices in security, transparency, and compliance. In this series, we’ll showcase Impact Medallion recipients and how [...]

2023-01-31T17:09:25-08:00January 31st, 2023|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG|

For ESG Success, Don’t Think Big – Think Specific

When addressing climate change and other impact targets, how you define and measure success can make all the difference. The acceptance of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria has grown rapidly in recent years, with the number of S&P 500 companies that publish sustainability reports increasing from 20% in 2011 to 90% in 2019. 91 [...]

2023-01-30T07:57:04-08:00January 30th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG|

Impact Medallion Project Spotlight: LCR Capital Partners

How LCR has become a trusted name in the EB-5 industry thanks to its in-depth understanding of the challenges facing immigrant investors. The JTC Americas Impact Medallion Program recognizes impact fund managers and industry stakeholders who embrace best practices in security, transparency, and compliance. In this series, we’ll showcase Impact Medallion recipients and how they’re [...]

2023-01-24T08:36:29-08:00January 24th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG|

Impact Medallion Project Spotlight: Arctaris Impact Investors

How Arctaris’ experience investing in operating businesses provided an advantage in the OZ space The JTC Americas Impact Medallion Program recognizes impact fund managers and industry stakeholders who embrace best practices in security, transparency, and compliance. In this series, we’ll showcase Impact Medallion recipients and how they’re leading the way on Impact & ESG.  While [...]

2023-01-31T17:08:50-08:00January 10th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG|

Impact Medallion Project Spotlight: Ellavoz Impact Capital

Ellavoz’s Robert Hutchins discusses Opportunity Zones, impact investing, and why home ownership is the key to generational wealth. The JTC Americas Impact Medallion Program recognizes impact fund managers and industry stakeholders who embrace best practices in security, transparency, and compliance. In this series, we’ll showcase Impact Medallion recipients and how they’re leading the way on [...]

2023-01-31T17:09:37-08:00December 22nd, 2022|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG|

How Transparency is Becoming a Differentiator for ESG Funds

A new report on global ESG trends signals that US funds who lead on disclosures may find themselves ahead of the pack. With all the hype around impact investing and Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria, it can be tough to know how much of this attention is warranted and how much is just talk. [...]

2022-11-09T10:08:01-08:00November 9th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Impact-ESG|

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|
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