Investors need a complete picture of issuers’ financial risks to make informed decisions about their portfolios—and that includes climate-related risks, Anne Simpson, the global head of sustainability at Franklin Templeton, explained during a virtual meeting of corporate executives and investors that Ceres hosted on April 12 with Gary Gensler, chair of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), to discuss the agency’s new landmark climate disclosure proposal.
For years, ESG has dominated headlines and boardrooms as stakeholders' demands evolve and regulators establish landscape-changing ESG disclosure mandates. Now that the SEC has released its climate disclosure proposal, join Workiva’s Steve Soter and WilmerHale’s Alan Wilson and Lily Brown for "The SEC Climate Disclosure Mandate: What You Need to Know," a live webinar where you can participate in Q&A and receive complimentary CPE credit.
The new rule-change proposal for public companies in the US to report enhanced climate-related risks is undoubtedly a positive development for the world’s largest economy.
A recommendation to change rules relating to climate-related disclosures in the US was announced by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), which would see public companies reporting on how they assess, measure and manage climate-related financial risks while being transparent about environmental challenges such as greenhouse gas emissions.
April 12, 2022 /3BL Media/ - U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler joined Ceres today in a live virtual meeting with investors and companies and other sustainability advocates to discuss the SEC’s new proposed rule, Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors. In his comments, Chair Gensler urged investors, companies and the public to make their voices heard in shaping the final rule.
By Rev. Kirsten Snow Spalding, Senior Program Director, Investor Network
With its landmark new draft rule, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has taken a critical step in making our markets more secure and reducing financial risks by proposing that climate risk disclosure be mandatory for all publicly traded companies.
April 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ceres to hold a virtual live discussion with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler and investors and companies about the new proposed climate disclosure rule.
ISSB standards set global baseline and strongly complement SEC climate disclosure proposal
April 4, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ceres welcomes today’s release of the climate and sustainability reporting standards by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), which cover the disclosure of material information about a company’s significant sustainability-related risks and opportunities.
by Zetian "Tim" Zhang, Associate Consultant, Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change WSP USA
Recent media coverage of the SEC’s proposal on climate risk and emission disclosure has focused on the impact for companies and their investors. But what about their talent pool — the rising cohort of students and job seekers? How could they be best prepared in this emerging job market?
To answer these questions, let’s first talk about the core problem the SEC proposed rule is trying to solve.