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At the Energy Infrastructure Council (“EIC”), a trade association representing traditional and renewable energy infrastructure companies, environmental, social and governance (“ESG”) reporting has become a core part of our mission.

February 9, 2021
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On Thursday, January 21, President Biden announced that Democratic SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee will serve as acting chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC” or the “Commission”).

January 25, 2021
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On November 30, 2020, shareholders in Pinterest, Inc. filed a derivative lawsuit in the Northern District of California against Pinterest and nine of its officers and directors.

December 9, 2020
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In her Thursday, November 5 speech before PLI’s 52nd Annual Institute on Securities Regulation, Commissioner Allison Herren Lee built on her prior statements to clearly stress her view that the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) needs to address climate change.

November 24, 2020
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Many view renewable energy (e.g., solar, wind) as having a low environmental risk profile and are not prepared for the myriad compliance and enforcement risks that may arise from the development of renewable power projects.

Published by Renewable Energy World

October 19, 2020
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Many view renewable energy (e.g., solar, wind) as having a low environmental risk profile and are not prepared for the myriad compliance and enforcement risks that may arise from the development of renewable power projects.

Published by Renewable Energy World

October 13, 2020
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Human rights risks have been highlighted as increasingly urgent priorities for businesses and investors over the past decade, and that urgency has been boosted even more by the challenges of the pandemic ...
September 30, 2020
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While the U.S. continues to contend with the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, states and local jurisdictions have been easing stay-at-home restrictions and business closure orders in an effort to reopen the economy.

Published by Practical Law, August 10, 2020

September 29, 2020
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On August 3, 2020, the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (“PCAF”) released a draft standard outlining a proposed approach for global carbon accounting.

September 24, 2020
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The rapidly increasing importance of a company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance to its business value, has been a critical trend leading into 2020.

September 23, 2020
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The Task Force for Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (“TCFD” or the “Task Force”) was established by the G-20 Financial Stability Board in 2015 to encourage the disclosure of consistent climate-related financial information.

September 15, 2020
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In 2018, the 2° Investing Initiative (“2DII”) — an international, non-profit think tank working to align financial markets and regulations with the Paris Agreement’s goal of keeping global temperature rise this century well below 2 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels — launched the Paris Agreement Capital Transition Assessment (“PACTA”) tool.

September 14, 2020