Investors need ‘reliable’ climate risk information, Gensler says

A third of the 7K reports SEC reviewed in 2019 voluntarily made climate disclosures

SEC Chair Gary Gensler

Gary Gensler, chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Photographer: Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters/Bloomberg

Investors would benefit from companies disclosing climate risks, as climate change becomes an ever-increasing factor in companies’ overall performance, according to U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Gary Gensler. Gensler detailed his views on the Commission’s proposed climate disclosure rule during a keynote address at the Ceres Investor Briefing webinar on Tuesday. “Climate risk […]

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