SEC Seeks Public Input On Potential Mandatory Climate Disclosures

March 15, 2021
The Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) is formally seeking input on possible updates to its Obama-era guidance for how publicly traded companies disclose climate change risks, amid increasing expectations that the panel will eventually develop mandatory climate disclosure requirements. “It’s time to move from the question of if, to the more difficult question of how, we obtain disclosure on climate,” said acting SEC Chairwoman Allison Herren Lee, during remarks at a March 15 virtual event hosted by the liberal think...

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