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Tag: CLIMATE CHANGE

Nickel ore in Indonesia

Demand for Clean Energy Creates Uncomfortable Geopolitical Dilemmas

Nickel ore in Indonesia

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, the fictional African nation of Wakanda develops the most technologically advanced society on the planet thanks to its stockpile of vibranium, a powerful element mined for thousands of years from deposits l...

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Ominous reddish-orange sky from wildfires in the California hills

Corporations Face Call to Disclose Nature-Related Risks

Ominous reddish-orange sky from wildfires in the California hills

Millions of Americans this week stepped outside and found themselves enveloped in a thick haze, leading government officials across the northern and eastern United States to warn against spending too much time outdoors. The cause of the nox...

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ESG Hits a New Snag as Climate-Disclosure Rules Come Under Fire

Torn and frayed cloth hanging from wooden beams

After years of gaining momentum, ESG programs, socially responsible investing and climate-related regulation have encountered legitimate setbacks in the United States lately. On Wall Street, ESG funds had a miserable year in 2022. New clien...

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ESG Politics Diverge on Federal, State Levels

4 children on one end and a man on another end of a seesaw in a forrest-lined park (black and white)

In a classic episode of the sitcom “Parks and Recreation,” city council member Jeremy Jamm uses bureaucratic subterfuge to threaten heroine Leslie Knope’s hopes for a new park in the town of Pawnee, Indiana. Angling to secure the project si...

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Highlights of the New SEC Rulemaking Agenda

Reflective disco balls hanging from a ceiling

Reflecting what Chair Gary Gensler described as a “need to modernize our ruleset, moving deliberately to update our rules in light of ever-changing technologies and business models in the securities markets,” the Securities and Exchange Com...

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