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Acting SEC Chair Allison Herren Lee continues to aggressively promote the SEC’s ESG agenda by launching a dedicated ESG webpage on the SEC’s website and speaking in support of ESG initiatives. The SEC’s Asset Management Advisory Committee (“AMAC”) is also moving forward with important ESG recommendations, including promotion of diversity and inclusion measures.
Continue Reading The SEC Is All in on ESG, Including (Potentially) D&I Issues

The pace of statements on ESG issues from SEC Commissioners on both sides of the political aisle shows no signs of abating. As Gary Gensler’s confirmation as SEC chair nears and acting Chair Allison Herren Lee continues to highlight the SEC’s prioritization of climate and other ESG matters affecting the financial markets, Commissioners Elad Roisman and Hester Pierce have voiced a need for restraint.
Continue Reading Details on the SEC’s ESG Priorities, an Invitation to Comment, and Words of Caution

Our last blog post in this ESG series discussed the February 24, 2021 Statement on the Review of Climate-Related Disclosure from Commissioner Allison Herren Lee, the SEC’s Acting Chair, and the ESG Funds Investor Bulletin published by the SEC Office of Investor Education and Advocacy on February 26, 2021. Those regulatory developments were followed quickly last week by other messaging from the SEC on ESG matters.
Continue Reading A Big Week for ESG at the SEC