Climate change threatens the futures of our planet and our people, but its impacts are not limited to physical threats that are gathering momentum, including increasing temperatures, rising sea levels, and intensifying storm systems.
The financial institutions that help regulate our societies are at risk as well, So when some financial regulators take a business-as-usual approach to climate change, they are creating additional risk to a livable world.
Businesses with combined annual revenue of $1.5 trillion participate in LEAD on Climate 2021, the third annual large-scale lawmaker education and advocacy day bringing together U.S. businesses and investors to call for ambitious climate policy action.
August 25, 2020 /3BL Media/ - A major report released today by the U.S. Senate Democrats’ Special Committee on the Climate Crisis urges financial regulators to protect the U.S. economy from the systemic risk of climate change, a call to action that Steven M. Rothstein, Managing Director of the Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets, calls “much needed and much appreciated.”
By Joel Makower | Chairman & Executive Editor, GreenBiz Group
What happens when more than 300 business people descend, virtually, on Capitol Hill to advocate for climate action amid a pandemic and economic crisis?
Logic would dictate that these well-intentioned lobbyists-for-a-day would be met with a resounding shrug. After all, with two of the most devastating events to hit the United States happening simultaneously, there doesn’t seem to be much room to talk about anything else.
As with so many other things these days, logic is not always the best guide.
Review of BEPS sees groups around the world push for public reporting
March 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - The response to the OECD’s consultation on updating their tax reporting framework has been supportive of adding public disclosure of country-by-country corporate tax payments. About 25% of the responses urged the OECD to align with GRI’s recently launched Tax Standard.
Chemical safety has been at the forefront of consumers, manufacturers, and lawmakers minds for quite some time. As the fight to create a safer and healthier world goes on, many people have debated how best to enforce chemical regulations.
“Women are the backbone of our economy, and it is time Congress had their back,” Rep. Don Beyer said today as he announced a “Men for Women” House Caucus to promote economic growth through women’s empowerment.