eadss

How are the new terrain of the SEC Climate Disclosure Rule and the U.S. National Action Plan shaping the business landscape?

The new terrain of the SEC Climate Disclosure Rule and the U.S. National Action Plan shaping the business landscape

The landscape of corporate responsibility and environmental sustainability is undergoing a significant transformation in the United States, spearheaded by two pivotal initiatives: the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) climate disclosure rule and the U.S. National Action Plan on Responsible Business Conduct. These initiatives aim to promote transparency, accountability, and sustainability in business practices, albeit with […]

How to navigate the SEC’s New Emissions Rule: A Guide for Investors and Companies

sec

In a significant development for corporate transparency and climate risk assessment, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently passed a new rule mandating emissions disclosure for publicly traded companies. This rule, while aiming to provide investors with critical information regarding greenhouse gas emissions and climate-related risks, has sparked debates and controversies within the financial and […]

How is the SEC’s Proposed Climate Disclosure Rule Reshaping ESG management?

Climate Transparency

SEC’s Ambitious Move Toward Climate Transparency The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has assumed the spotlight with its proposed climate disclosure rule, stirring a robust debate that cuts across political lines. The rule, initially introduced in March 2022, seeks to revolutionize reporting practices for public companies by mandating detailed disclosures on emissions, climate risks, and […]

Seven Key Corporate Trends in ESG & Climate for 2024 and Beyond

Seven Key Corporate Trends in ESG & Climate for 2024 and Beyond

NORTH AMERICAN EDITION By Professor Nikos Avlonas President of CSE (www.cse-net.org) Adjunct Professor at UIC and AUEB   The ESG landscape in the United States underwent significant transformations in 2023. Factors such as ESG investing, new SEC and IRA legislations, and the growing awareness of climate change risks have reshaped existing business models. The recent […]

The Evolving Landscape of ESG Factors in North America: From Regulation to Responsibility

The Evolving Landscape of ESG Factors in North America

The increasing prominence of ESG factors in North America reflects a broader shift towards more sustainable and responsible business practices, driven by a combination of regulatory changes, investor demands, consumer preferences, and industry-specific trends. Governments in the United States and Canada have introduced policies promoting ESG considerations, particularly focused on climate change and emissions reduction. […]

Understanding the Impact of Recent SEC Updates on Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, and Technology Sectors

How proposed SEC rules can affect the Energy & Utilities, Financial Services, and Technology sectors?

The main objectives of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)  are to protect investors, enforce securities laws, and facilitate capital formation. The SEC regulates securities markets, sets disclosure requirements for companies, promotes fair trading practices, and takes enforcement actions against securities law violators. It also plays a vital role in market regulation, international cooperation, […]

The Future of Sustainability Reporting

The Future of Sustainability Reporting

Since the consolidation of SASB and TCFD under the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), these standards, along with GRI, are forming the baseline for non-financial disclosures. SASB and GRI already garner the most popularity for impact reporting, but critics argue that even if these standards were adopted by all organizations and they were able to […]

Companies are clamoring for ESG skilled talent

Companies are clamoring for ESG skilled talent

According to a recent study by NTUC LearningHub, 7 in 10 company recruiters are seeking to hire experienced professionals for sustainability related initiatives. Although NTUC’s survey was conducted over 200 business leaders across different industries in Singapore, its results echoes the current situation faced by companies in EU, U.S.A. and India. By CSE Research Team […]

How to navigate through the new regulatory landscapes for Climate Risk and ESG Disclosures

How to navigate through the new regulatory landscapes for Climate Risk and ESG Disclosures

How to prepare for ESG reporting in line with new disclosure expectations from the SEC and Canadian government Accelerating ESG trends of climate metrics increases pressure on companies to plan and report accordingly. Learn how to get started developing your ESG strategy and disclosure practices.  By CSE Research Team   Companies acknowledge the importance of […]