• SEC to consider mandatory ESG disclosures by end of 2021

    29 July 2021

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) will consider a proposal this year to make ESG disclosures mandatory...

  • SEC's Gensler says investors should see data to back ESG fund claims

    08 July 2021

    US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chair Gary Gensler says he has asked the regulator to investigate whether to introduce rules requiring sustainability-themed funds to disclose the criteria and underlying data they use, to help investors judge fund claims.

  • SEC Commissioner slams IFRS sustainability standards proposal

    02 July 2021

    A US Securities and Exchange (SEC) Commissioner has urged the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)...

  • SEC: The days of ESG issues not being within the scope of the board are over

    29 June 2021

    Corporate boards need more expertise on ESG climate risk to improve their engagement in the area, US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) commissioner Allison Herren Lee has said.

  • NBIM tells US SEC: give us better disclosure on sustainability, not just climate

    16 June 2021

    The world's biggest sovereign wealth fund has responded to a consultation by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on climate reporting, by demanding better disclosure of all material sustainability issues.

  • SEC ESG disclosures should not be filed publicly to avoid litigation risk, says Commissioner

    04 June 2021

    The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) should only require public companies to provide mandatory environmental, social and governance (ESG) disclosures to the regulator privately rather than file them publicly, according to a SEC commissioner.