Discussion on SEC Climate Disclosure Rule Proposal With SEC Chair Gary Gensler

Apr 7, 2022 10:00 AM ET
Press Release

April 7, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Ceres to hold a virtual live discussion with U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chair Gary Gensler and investors and companies about the new proposed climate disclosure rule. Responding to the need from investors for clear, consistent, and comparable information, the rule, Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors, would require climate disclosures from all public companies registered in the U.S. The webinar is open to the media.

Investors and companies support standardized reporting because it would provide useful investment insights and ensure financial markets can properly price and act on the physical and transitional risks and opportunities of climate change.

In this live webinar, participants will:

  • Hear keynote remarks from SEC Chair Gary Gensler
  • Gain insight from Ceres’ high-level summary of the rule
  • Listen to reactions of the rule from a panel of distinguished investors and companies

WHAT: Discussion on SEC Climate Disclosure Rule with SEC Chair Gary Gensler

WHO:

  • Mindy Lubber, President and CEO, Ceres
  • Steven M. Rothstein, Managing Director, Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets, Ceres
  • Gary Gensler, Chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Joseph Amato, Chief Information Officer, Neuberger Berman
  • Anne Simpson, Global Head of Sustainability, Franklin Templeton
  • Cynthia Curtis, Senior Vice President of Sustainability, JLL
  • Isabel Munilla, Director of U.S. Financial Regulation, Ceres
  • Renee Jones, Director of Division of Corporate Finance, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • Moderator: Rev. Kristin Spalding, Senior Program Director, Ceres Investor Network, Ceres

WHEN: 2:00 pm (ET), Tuesday, April 12

WHERE: Follow this link to join: ceres.org/briefing. Contact Reggie Zimmerman (rzimmerman@ceres.org) for any media inquiries.

Ceres is a nonprofit organization working with the most influential capital market leaders to solve the world’s greatest sustainability challenges. The Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets is a center within Ceres that aims to transform the practices and policies that govern capital markets in order to reduce the worst financial impacts of the climate crisis. It spurs action on climate change as a systemic financial risk—driving the large-scale behavior and systems change needed to achieve a net zero emissions economy. For more information, visit ceres.org and ceres.org/accelerator and follow @CeresNews.