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SEC Chair Gensler Joined Ceres, Investors, and Companies for a Closer Look at Standardized Climate Disclosure

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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.

SEC Climate Disclosure Proposed Mandate: What You Need to Know

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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 US SEC Proposes Landmark Climate-Related Disclosures

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By Bibin Emmanuel

​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.

SEC Chair Joins Ceres in Calling on Investors, Companies and the Public to Participate in Climate Disclosure Rule-making Process

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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.

For Investors With Net Zero Commitments, the SEC's Proposed Mandatory Climate Disclosure Rule Is Crucial

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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.

First Takes on the SEC Climate Disclosure Proposal

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By Steve Soter

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has finally released its proposed climate disclosure rule with some long-awaited details and a few surprises too.

Discussion on SEC Climate Disclosure Rule Proposal With SEC Chair Gary Gensler

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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.

Ceres Welcomes Release of Global Climate and Sustainability Disclosure Standards for Public Comment

ISSB standards set global baseline and strongly complement SEC climate disclosure proposal
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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.

Financing a Net Zero Economy: Banks Must Grapple With Asset-level Data

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By Dan Saccardi, Program Director, Ceres Company Network; Blair Bateson, Director, Ceres Company Network; and Tamar Aharoni​, Senior Associate, Ceres Company Network

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What SEC's Climate Disclosure Rule Could Mean for Students and Job Seekers

by Zetian "Tim" Zhang, Associate Consultant, Sustainability, Energy and Climate Change WSP USA
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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.

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