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SEC Commissioner Peirce
"The proposal could have the unintended consequence of discouraging companies from trying to improve their ability to assess future climate risks"
SBAI, ILPA offer 'practical steps that allocators can take to improve the diversity of their portfolio'
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Investment managers can consider “the economic effects of climate change and other environmental, social, or governance factors” when making investment decisions under ERISA without risking ...
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This is the Department of Labor's 2022 final rule providing a green light for ERISA investment managers to invest in ESG securities
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The SEC also is conducting rulemaking on disclosures by mutual funds, other SEC-regulated investment companies, and SEC-regulated investment advisers designed to provide consistent standards for ...
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The SEC Enforcement Division works with DOE examiners to look for 'misconduct' and using sophisticated data analysis 'to identify potential violations'
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Goldman “only completed the newly developed ESG questionnaires for all positions after securities were already selected”
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Goldman "did not adopt written policies and procedures governing how GSAM FE evaluated ESG factors as part of the investment process until some time after ...
SEC Commissioner Uyeda
"The uncertainty of benefits associated with ESG investing, combined with the certainty of costs for companies undertaking ESG activities, should motivate all market participants – ...
SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce
"Requiring every fund to disclose its votes implicitly pressures funds to vote, even when voting is not in their best interest"

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