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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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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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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
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The European Union Taxonomy Regulation (the “Taxonomy”) entered into force on July 12, 2020, as part of the European Commission’s (the “Commission”) broader action plan on sustainable finance initiated in March 2018.

September 11, 2020
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In June 2018, the International Maritime Organization (“IMO”) announced the adoption of an initial strategy to reduce total greenhouse gas (“GHG”) emissions attributable to the international shipping sector by at least 50% by 2050.

September 11, 2020
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On February 24, 2020, the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (“APRA”) published a letter outlining plans to establish clearer guidance on expectations for financial institutions in assessing and managing climate risks…

March 30, 2020
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The V&E governance update provides brief summaries on recent developments with respect to corporate governance, compliance and disclosure.

V&E Corporate Governance Update

August 29, 2019
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New York recently enacted very ambitious climate change legislation that will affect transportation, real estate and other industries far beyond the energy sector.

V&E Energy Policy Update

August 29, 2019
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The V&E governance update provides brief summaries on recent developments with respect to corporate governance, compliance and disclosure.

V&E Corporate Governance Update

April 29, 2019