SEC Sets New Strategic Plan Focused On Main Street Investorsbr>
The Securities and Exchange Commission has announced a new strategic plan to guide the agency’s work over the next four years with a primary focus on investors, innovation, and performance. The plan’s goals address the challenges that come from fast-evolving markets, products and services.
“Our new strategic plan is a concise, straight-forward explanation of the goals that will guide us as our markets evolve. It is based on the core values that have motivated the women and men of the SEC for over 80 years, including, most importantly, serving the interests of our long term Main Street investors,” said SEC Chairman Jay Clayton
The SEC’s new strategic plan was published in accordance with the Government Performance and Results Modernization Act of 2010, which requires federal agencies to outline their missions, planned initiatives, and strategic goals for a four-year period.
Strategic Plan Summary
GOAL 1. Focus on the long-term interests of our Main Street investors.
GOAL 2. Recognize significant developments and trends in our evolving capital markets and adjust our efforts to ensure we are effectively allocating our resources.
GOAL 3. Elevate the SEC’s performance by enhancing our analytical capabilities and human capital development.
The SEC will invest in data and technology to leverage “the experience, knowledge, creativity, leadership and teamwork of the SEC’s staff and its leaders.” The agency is also committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce with a wide range of skills and expertise.