Major Investors Sign Climate Demand Letter of G7 Leaders on Eve of Summit

Major Investors Sign Climate Demand Letter of G7 Leaders on Eve of Summit

Large institutions investors representing more than $41 trillion in assets sent a strongly worded letter pressing the G7 governments to “set more ambitious emission reduction targets, detail “clear” road maps to decarbonize pollution-heavy industries and implement mandatory climate risk disclosure requirements,” CNN reported.

Why This Matters: Money talks.  Investors are increasingly willing to walk away from deals like oil and gas drilling projects in the Arctic or investments in fossil fuel companies that refuse to change their business models.

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Now You Can Give the SEC Your “Two Cents” On Climate Disclosures

Now You Can Give the SEC Your “Two Cents” On Climate Disclosures

The Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission wants to know what you want to know about how corporations are dealing with climate change and other environmental risks. 

Why This Matters:  The Commission’s position represents a huge shift and a wholesale rejection of the outdated thinking that we must choose between a clean environment and a strong economy.

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