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Climate Change Under the Biden-Harris Administration: What Boards Should Know

On Dec 17, 2020
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With the Biden-Harris administration poised to take stronger climate action, companies have the opportunity to prepare by increasing their climate resilience, mitigating climate risk, and openly disclosing their efforts. The latest from @veenaramani15: https://t.co/UXETK4KNxO
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Climate Change Under the Biden-Harris Administration: What Boards Should Know

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On Dec 17, 2020
@CeresNews shared
With the Biden-Harris administration poised to take stronger climate action, companies have the opportunity to prepare by increasing their climate resilience, mitigating climate risk, and openly disclosing their efforts. The latest from @veenaramani15: https://t.co/UXETK4KNxO
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Climate Change Under the Biden-Harris Administration: What Boards Should Know

Climate Change Under the Biden-Harris Administration: What Boards Should Know

Climate Change Under the Biden-Harris Administration: What Boards Should Know

Ceres’ statement on Janet Yellen’s nomination as Secretary of Treasury

Ceres’ statement on Janet Yellen’s nomination as Secretary of Treasury

The Biden administration will nominate former chair of the Federal Reserve Janet Yellen for the position of Secretary of Treasury, a decision that

Climate change threatens the economy. Here’s what regulators can do right now.

Climate change threatens the economy. Here’s what regulators can do right now.

Climate change could further destabilize the economy. But regulators are failing to consider the risks.

Blueprint for Responsible Policy Engagement on Climate Change

Blueprint for Responsible Policy Engagement on Climate Change

Read our latest post from Ceres Senior Program Director Veena Ramani.

Report on climate-related disclosures - Technical expert group on sustainable finance

Report on climate-related disclosures - Technical expert group on sustainable finance

Table 2 – NFRD Elements and TCFD Recommendations NFRD Elements (Broader Sustainability Approach) TCFD Recommendations (Specific Climate Change Approach) a) Business model b) Policies and ...

How Biden can fight climate change without Congress

How Biden can fight climate change without Congress

With help from Zack Colman This week, we analyze the ways President-elect Joe Biden and his appointees can address climate change risks via federal financial regulators without having to ...

Capital markets are too slow to react to climate risk, prompting Ceres to push Fed, SEC, mega investors harder

Capital markets are too slow to react to climate risk, prompting Ceres to push Fed, SEC, mega investors harder

Ceres, the 30-year-old nonprofit, will also divert a portion of its new fundraising to help more of the biggest investment portfolios get to net-zero...

The Most Important Climate Legislation Has Already Passed

The Most Important Climate Legislation Has Already Passed

The Dodd-Frank Act will give the Biden administration the power to supercharge the clean energy transition.

BlackRock’s Sustainability ‘Standards’ Could Bolster Corporate Disclosure

BlackRock’s Sustainability ‘Standards’ Could Bolster Corporate Disclosure

Larry Fink, CEO of the world’s largest asset manager BlackRock, is declaring “climate risk is investment risk” and says sustainability will be the corporation’s “new standard” for ...

Africa: USA/Global - On Climate, How Much Will Be New?

Africa: USA/Global - On Climate, How Much Will Be New?

Analysis - Editor's Note : "One of the most powerful pieces of climate change legislation the Biden administration will need has already been passed: the Dodd- Frank Wall Street ...

ESG Q&A: The role of financial regulators in treating climate change as a systemic risk

ESG Q&A: The role of financial regulators in treating climate change as a systemic risk

One of the most important issues surrounding climate change for financial professionals is the policy response regulators and policymakers make around such issues as climate change data ...

Boards Can Drive Science-Based and Risk-Aware Climate Lobbying

Boards Can Drive Science-Based and Risk-Aware Climate Lobbying

Boards Can Drive Science-Based and Risk-Aware Climate Lobbying

From Disclosure to Regulation: Potential Impacts of Climate-related Regulation of Banks

From Disclosure to Regulation: Potential Impacts of Climate-related Regulation of Banks

The Covid-19 pandemic has revealed that some of our national and global institutions were not adequately prepared to address a known risk. This experience underscores the question of ...

PRI reacts to Climate Risk Disclosure Act

PRI reacts to Climate Risk Disclosure Act

The PRI welcomes Senator Elizabeth Warren's bill, which directs the US Securities and Exchange Commission to issue rules requiring companies to disclose information about their exposure to ...

Why the CFTC’s New Report on Climate Change and Financial Stability Matters

Why the CFTC’s New Report on Climate Change and Financial Stability Matters

A new report from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission on climate-related financial and market risks calls for a carbon price and climate stress testing, along with other ...

How financial regulators could tackle climate change

How financial regulators could tackle climate change

The EPA and the Interior Department will play a critical climate role under Joe Biden. But so will the agencies that oversee U.S. financial institutions.

Climate-risk disclosure takes investors by storm

Climate-risk disclosure takes investors by storm

Companies are voluntarily taking deep dives into their climate data — but can that transform markets?

Big Business’s Undisclosed Climate Crisis Plans

Big Business’s Undisclosed Climate Crisis Plans

Companies know the U.S. economy’s large exposure to climate threats. Regulators can make them show their cards.

How Climate Risk Could Be the Perfect Conservative Argument for Climate Action

How Climate Risk Could Be the Perfect Conservative Argument for Climate Action

The ascension of climate risk into the broader financial consciousness allows for powerful new cases for climate action to be made.