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2021 Company News
Breckinridge’s announcements and events from 2021.
Winner: Financial Content Marketing Awards
We are excited to share that Breckinridge is a winner of the Gramercy Institute’s Financial Content Marketing Award! Our digital brand awareness campaign was selected as the B-to-B winner for asset management.1
2021 Issuer Engagement Report
Our 2021 ESG Issuer Engagement Report is now available! Most issuers we spoke to across corporate and municipal bond sectors have come to recognize the operational risks associated with climate change. Nevertheless, we found that they are still in the early stages of defining and setting strategies to mitigate, adapt to or become more resilient to the risks.
Breckinridge Expands Distribution to Europe
We are excited to announce our plans to expand distribution to institutional investors in Europe. As climate change continues to be at the forefront of ESG commitments, our ESG integration approach allows us to address specific concerns of European investors surrounding net zero.
B Corp Best for the World 2021
We’re proud of achieving B Corp Best for the World 2021 for Governance! Governance affects all of our stakeholders, and through incorporating the B Corp values into our governing practices, we’ve managed to score in the top 5% of all B Corps across the globe in this category on our B Impact Assessment.2
Oggie Sosa Joins Breckinridge as CIO
We are pleased to announce that we have hired Oggie Sosa as Chief Investment Officer at Breckinridge. Oggie’s experience as an investment team leader, portfolio manager, and top-down capital markets analyst complement our firm’s established strengths, including our decade-long commitment to ESG.
Breckinridge Partners with UNCF’s Lighted Pathways Program
We are excited to be partnering with UNCF to help create a pathway for talented HBCU and other students of color to our industry.
Investment Marketing and Innovation Awards 2021
We are excited to be on the short list for ‘Content Marketing Campaign of the Year – Institutional’3
2020 Corporate Sustainability Report
The year 2020 was one of uncertainty in many respects. Our 2020 Corporate Sustainability Report highlights work we have undertaken during the year as defined by enduring truths that guide us as a company, as employees and as members of our communities. This report offers an overview of our approach and commitment to sustainability both in our investment process and business operations.
Breckinridge Signed on to America Is All In
Building on our previous commitment to We Are Still In, we join other signatories in a pledge to support policies that seek to address the climate crisis.
Breckinridge Marks a Decade of ESG Integration in 2021
Peter Coffin, looks back at 10 years of ESG integration at Breckinridge. Over the past decade, sustainability concepts that we think are integral to ESG analysis have been expanded to influence our daily operations and corporate culture.
New Report: Investment Grade Without ESG Isn't Really Investment Grade
We are excited to share our new report that evaluates research, conducted by Greenwich Associates, on 80 midsize institutional investors. In the report we review why ESG and high grade bonds are such a good match and other key findings.
Breckinridge Recognized as One of the Best Fixed Income Funds in 2021 ESG Investing Awards (Runner-up)
We are pleased to announce that the 2021 ESG Investing Awards has recognized Breckinridge as a top fund in its category of Best ESG Investment Fund: Fixed Income. These awards identify and reward the best companies involved in all areas of ESG investing across the globe, celebrating the best in research, ratings, funds and products.4
 Founded in 2002 and based in New York, the Gramercy Institute (GI) seeks to “to provide insight and information to senior marketers from the world’s leading financial brand while honoring and sharing the industry’s very best practices.” GI hosts more than 25 annual conferences, summits, forums, and award shows worldwide. GI also provides research, analysis, and consulting to the world’s top financial brands. The awards were based on data and content from the previous 18 months from the submission deadline. Breckinridge paid a fee for the submission. Public announcement of the 2021 Financial Content Marketing Awards was on Thursday, 9/23/2021 and can be found here: https://www.gramercyinstitute.com/winners-2021-content-mktg-awards
 The Best for the World lists for the 2021 honorees were determined by scores reported as of January 31, 2021. More information on the methodology is available at https://bcorporation.net/best-for-the-world-2021 and https://bcorporation.net/best-for-the-world-2021-methodology. For more information on awards for all categories, please visit https://bcorporation.net/best-for-the-world-2021-methodology and https://bcorporation.net/best-for-the-world-2021. In 2021, company eligibility requirements for Best for the World 2021 hoors are: 1) Be a Certified B Corporation by the 1st of June 2021; 2) Companies holding the status of Pending B Corporation on the 1st of June 2021 are not eligible; 3) Companies awaiting a certification process to be completed by the 1st of June 2021 are not eligible; 4) Be in good standing - Not having any outstanding legal or financial requirements; and 5) Be no more than 12 months overdue on recertification by the 1st of June 2021. Any B Corps overdue recertification for up to 12 months must have already applied for the process. No fee was required to participate or win the Best for the World award but an annual fee is required to maintain B Corp certification status.
 The Investment Marketing and Innovation Awards are run by Investment Week and serve to honor excellence and innovation in investment marketing and content campaigns. Entrants in Content Marketing Campaign of the Year category should demonstrate the use of compelling content that has been able to engage the institutional financial services market. The campaign must include content that has helped achieve commercial or other objectives as well as resonating with the target audience. In addition to demonstrating creativity and innovation, submissions should produce evidence (preferably quantifiable) of impact in achieving engagement, return on investment or similar. Please tell us the aim of the campaign, the distribution strategy, and how the results were measured. The short list was announced on May 20, 2021. The awards timeframe is for the previous year. No direct or indirect compensation was paid. For more information please visit: https://www.investmentmarketingawards.co.uk/IMAIA2022/en/page/2021-shortlist
 The ESG Investing Awards are the only awards devoted to assessing and evaluating the best companies involved in all areas of ESG investing across the globe. They are designed exclusively for banks, investment managers, research houses, ratings agencies, index and ETF providers and exchanges. Awards categories are assessed by a panel of independent judges comprising financial market professionals, academics and independent experts. For each award category there will be a shortlist of nominees from which the judges then choose the winning entrant. The award is based on manager data from 2020. There is no fee paid to enter. The winners were announced in December 2020. https://www.esginvesting.co.uk/awards/shortlistedfinalists/