Our Head of Municipal Trading, Ben Smelser, will participate in an upcoming SEC panel discussion on the Current State of Pre-Trade Transparency in the U.S. Municipal Securities Market. The SEC established the advisory committee “to provide a formal mechanism through which the Commission can receive advice and recommendations on fixed income market structure issues.” The public is invited to attend the meeting which takes place on July 16th and is available via webcast.
Breckinridge’s latest announcements and events
Breckinridge Named as a 2018 B Lab Best for the World Honoree
Breckinridge honored by nonprofit organization B Lab as a top-scoring Certified B Corporation aiming to better society. Breckinridge scored in the top 10 percent on Customer and Governance scoring in the B Lab’s B Impact Assessment, an in-depth evaluation of a company’s impact on all its stakeholders.
Fixed Income Trends and Muni Market Outlook
Don’t miss Jeremy Jenkins from our consultant relations team as he discusses some current market trends and Breckinridge’s credit outlook at the Envestnet Advisor Summit.
Breckinridge Contributes to World Bank Report on Incorporating ESG Factors Into Fixed Income
Breckinridge was interviewed on our ESG integration process for this report commissioned by Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF). The World Bank and GPIF will also collaborate on other initiatives “that promote strategies for including environmental, social and governance criteria in investment decisions across different asset classes. Ultimately, the aim is to direct more capital towards sustainable investments.”
Recent ESG Newsletter Article Featured in 'Know Your Impact' Newsletter
“Sizing Up Carbon Emissions,” by Rob Fernandez, was featured in the latest 'Know Your Impact' newsletter from muni broker dealer, Neighborly. The newsletter is a bi-monthly publication that seeks to raise awareness of key impact insights.
Breckinridge Signs on to CECP Letter Encouraging CEOs to Emphasizing Long-Term Value Creation
CECP is a CEO-led organization that works with over 200 of the world’s leading companies to advance business as a Force for Good in society. This new investor letter seeks to encourage long-term goals and value creation at their regular CEO Investor Forums. The forums provide a platform for CEOs to give investors a deeper understanding of companies’ plans for growth, strategy and risk.
Breckinridge and Climate Central Develop Flood Risk Indicator
Developed specifically for Breckinridge by Climate Central, this new quantitative, comparative tool will help Breckinridge analysts assess coastal flood risk within its existing ESG research frameworks.
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