BCG: Start reporting Scope 3, ahead of SEC rules, to gain competitive advantage
Proposed disclosure rules for US companies are likely to pose significant challenges - but those that prepare early could reap a competitive advantage, according to Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
SEC risks becoming 'global police' on ESG, commissioner says
Companies outside the US are increasingly likely to be prosecuted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for misleading or incomplete sustainability-related disclosures - risking making the US regulator the "global police" on ESG, an SEC commissioner has argued.
Sustainability standards convergence raises 'green bubble' risk, says SEC's Peirce
Introducing substantially identical sustainability standards internationally could create "a global asset bubble" that would heighten financial stability risks, a commissioner at the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned.
SEC climate disclosure law 'to be delayed to H2'
The US Securities and Exchange Commission's (SEC) planned climate disclosure rules are likely to be delayed to the second half of 2023, an Environmental Finance conference heard.
Thai regulator launches climate-risk guidance
SEC climate disclosure rules slated for April release
Hotly anticipated rules on climate-related disclosures in the world's largest economy are slated to be published in April.
Sustainable finance: key themes for regulation and policy in 2023
The year ahead could be dominated by ESG-related regulation and progress on sustainability data initiatives, Michael Hurley writes
Goldman Sachs charged for ESG fund failures
The asset management division of banking giant Goldman Sachs has been charged for failures to follow its own policies and procedures for the environmental, social and governance (ESG) research its teams used to make investments.
SEC adopts rule to boost transparency of proxy votes
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted a rule that it says will improve the availability and comparability of information on investors' proxy votes.
SEC rules may 'compel' companies to link pay to ESG, commissioner says
Rules that require US-listed companies to describe the link between financial performance and how much they pay their executives could mean that boards feel "compelled" to link remuneration to sustainability metrics, a senior official suggested.