• SEC to vote on climate risk disclosure rules

    11 March 2022

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will decide on the adoption of rules for disclosure of climate-related risk information on 21 March, it has revealed.

  • Credit rating agencies must better disclose ESG, says SEC

    02 February 2022

    Credit rating agencies need to better disclose environmental, social and governance (ESG) credit analysis, warned the US Securities and Exchange Commission...

  • SEC commissioner: Net-zero strategies a rabbit hole

    15 December 2021

    The ways that companies will achieve their "rabbit hole" net-zero pledges and the metrics used to disclose progress towards the goals are unclear, a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioner has said

  • US SEC amendment to deliver 'proxy access on steroids' for shareholders

    19 November 2021

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has amended existing rules around shareholders putting forward 'dissident' board members...

  • US SEC shareholder vote proposal rights reset 'timely and necessary'

    05 November 2021

    The decision by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to rescind previous announcements limiting shareholder rights to propose resolutions...

  • US financial regulators acknowledge climate action needed amid 'increasing threat'

    25 October 2021

    US regulators have identified climate change as an "emerging and increasing threat" to US financial stability for the first time

  • US SEC pens sample letter for companies with insufficient climate disclosures

    24 September 2021

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has published an 'illustrative letter' it could send to companies...

  • DWS 'firmly rejects' greenwashing allegations as regulators circle

    27 August 2021

    German asset manager DWS announced it "firmly rejects" allegations that it overstated the extent of its environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing activities amid revelations that US and German financial regulators are investigating the 'greenwashing' claims.

  • SEC climate enforcement task force 'will want to come out with a bang'

    25 August 2021

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) likely intends to "come out with a bang" when it brings its first case against misleading climate claims or material misstatements, according to a former senior counsel to the influential regulator.

  • Ashley Alder and Allison Herren Lee to speak at 'The Future of ESG Data'

    12 August 2021

    IOSCO chair Ashley Ian Alder and SEC commissioner Allison Herren Lee have been confirmed as keynote speakers at Environmental Finance's The Future of ESG Data conference.