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1Jun
2022
Pushback Against ESG – What About the SEC Draft Rule?

No regulatory agency’s draft rule to address important issues can be expected to sail through and be warmly welcomed by all involved stakeholders. In March, the Securities and Exchange Commission released its draft rule for... Read full issue >Read full issue >

15May
2022
Corporations Are Taking Steps to Address Climate Change Challenges

Remember the revisions to The Business Roundtable Statement on the Purpose of a Corporation (a mission statement) back in August 2019? The CEOs of the top 200 companies in the U.S. redefined “purpose” away from the 1997 statement... Read full issue >Read full issue >

1May
2022
Fitch Incorporates Low-Carbon Transition Risks Into Credit Scores

Fitch Ratings, one of the “big three” credit risk rating agencies, is busy identifying “sector exposures to low-carbon transition risks,” with recently-assigned scores reflecting the rating agency’s view of the potential impact... Read full issue >Read full issue >

15Apr
2022
“It’s Now or Never” on Global Warming - IPCC’s Working Group III Makes Findings Public

The Sixth Assessment Report (AR65) of the United Nations Intergovernmental Report on Climate Change (IPCC) is nearing publication later this year after being delayed for two years. These assessments, as presented in the final... Read full issue >Read full issue >

1Apr
2022
The Wait is Over - SEC Announces Draft Rule on Climate-Related Disclosures

The long-anticipated new rule for corporate climate change disclosures in registrations and certain periodic reports (such as 10-K filings) has been issued by the U.S. Securities & Exchange Commission. The 500+ page draft is now... Read full issue >Read full issue >

15Mar
2022
What is “Good Corporate Citizenship” For Companies Operating in Russia?

It is often not easy for western companies to live up to the principles of “good corporate citizenship” when they have operations in or are investing in countries without democratic governments. As the unprovoked military... Read full issue >Read full issue >

1Mar
2022
IPCC Issues Dire Warning on Climate Change: Time Is Running Out

The scientific consensus is that climate change is responsible for warming of temperatures, rising seas as icebergs melt, greater intensity of storms (hurricanes, cyclones, and super rainstorms), and more such impacts on Planet... Read full issue >Read full issue >

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