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Unpacking the Proposed SEC Rule on Climate Risk Disclosure

In this webinar EDF+ Business Project Manager Gabriel Malek moderated a conversation with Michael Panfil, Lead Counsel and Director of Climate Risk Strategies of EDF, Wendy Cromwell, Head of Sustainable Investing for Wellington Management, and Fitzann Reid, Deputy General Counsel with Engine No. 1, on key elements of the Securities…
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Public Comments Overwhelmingly Support the US Labor Department Proposed Rule Addressing the Inclusion of ESG Criteria and Proxy Voting in ERISA-Governed Retirement Plans

This analysis of public comments found overwhelming support for the Department of Labor's proposed rule Prudence and Loyalty in Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder Rights, with 97 percent of comments in favor. The proposed rule affirms the ability of retirement plan fiduciaries to consider climate risk and other environmental,…
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Strong SEC Climate Risk Disclosure Rules Are Good for Business, Investors

This blog assesses themes from comments submitted by companies in response to the SEC's request for public input on climate risk disclosure, and identifies four elements essential to a robust rulemaking: (1) address key climate risks as well as emissions; (2) require specific and comparable line-item disclosures; (3) include climate…
Gabriel Malek
August 4, 2021