SEC’s Lee Outlines Year-Long Effort To Craft Climate Disclosure Rules

September 14, 2021
Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) member Allison Herren Lee is underscoring the panel’s plan to develop a rule requiring “standardized” climate change disclosures from publicly traded companies, adding that the rulemaking process is expected to unfold over the next year. Lee told a Sept. 14 keynote panel at The Economist ’s Climate Risk Europe Virtual Week that she hopes the SEC would focus “pretty closely over the next year or so” on ensuring investors have accurate information about companies’ physical...

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