Adaptation as Risk ManagementEnvironmental JusticeReportRisk Management

Evaluating Climate Risk in NEPA Reviews: Current Practices and Recommendations for Reform

This report finds that in order to meet the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) requirement that federal agencies take a “hard look” at the environmental effects of proposed actions, agencies must consider how the changing weather and environmental conditions brought by climate change might impact an action and alter its…
Financial RegulationRegulatory ActivitiesReport

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,…
Financial DisclosureFinancial RegulationReport

Emission Omission: A Shareholder Engagement Guide to Uncovering Climate Risks from Non-Operated Assets in the Oil and Gas Industry

This report explores management of methane emissions from the oil and gas industry with the goal to support dialogue that can mitigate investment risk and drive reduction in climate warming, thereby linking shareholder engagement to shareholder value.