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Mayer Brown
On May 11, 2022, the US Federal Housing Finance Agency ("FHFA") announced that it had joined the Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System ("NGFS").1 The FHFA is the latest US regulator...
Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz
On Thursday, May 19th, the International Advertising Association will be hosing a fireside chat with Raelene Martin, the Head of Sustainability of the International Chamber of Commerce.
Mayer Brown
On March 21, 2022, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) voted 3:1 to propose new rules.
Anderson Kill
Climate change risks are at the forefront of virtually all policyholders' minds, and for good reason. Hurricanes, tornadoes, wildfires and other perils associated with climate change...
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
In September 2021, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) provided a sample comment letter that included nine potential climate-related comments the SEC may issue to companies regarding their climate-related disclosure or the absence of such disclosure.
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
On January 6, Katten Capital Markets partner Farzad Damania, along with Zally Ahmadi of D.F. King, George Lu of ADEC ESG Solutions and Ari Frankel of Solebury Trout, presented a program sharing their insights into the trends in ESG shareholder proposals.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
While this week is relatively quiet in Washington, D.C., last week several newsworthy climate-related announcements and funding opportunities were released
Debevoise & Plimpton
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") released its long-awaited proposed rule on the "Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors" ("Proposed Rule") on March 21, 2022.
On April 28, 2022, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced an action against Brazilian mining company, Vale S.A., in relation to an environmental and social catastrophe...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
Jason Halper Mark Beardsworth Kevin Roberts Duncan Grieve Sara Bussiere Timbre Shriver Elizabeth Moore
Mayer Brown
On April 26, 2022, the Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System ("NGFS") issued a request for information on its directory of climate data.
Foley & Lardner
Congress recently returned from its two-week recess with an extensive to-do list. Between now and the August recess, the House will be in session for a total of 32 legislative days, ...
Holland & Knight
The bipartisan Infrastructure Investments and Jobs Act (IIJA), signed into law in November 2021, provides a "once in a generation" investment into the nation's infrastructure.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
On Friday, April 22, the Biden administration called upon the health care industry to step up efforts to address the climate crisis.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The New York Fashion Sustainability and Social Accountability Act (A8352/S7428), if passed, will be the first US law to explicitly place sustainability requirements aimed at large fashion companies.
Holland & Knight
A lot has been written recently about the recent final rule issued by the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) to amend certain provisions of its regulations for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
The SEC has received two comment letters from members of Congress--one from the House of Representatives and one from the Senate--criticizing its proposal for mandatory climate disclosures.
Anderson Kill
Climate change arrived on our doorsteps in 2021, in the form of devastating hurricanes, tornadoes and wildfires. Along with escalating property claims, intensifying natural disasters and longer-term effects like drought ...
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Last Friday as the United States celebrated Earth Day, President Biden released a proclamation and signed a new executive order to strengthen domestic and international forest protection commitments.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
With a total gross value addition to the global economy of $5.7 trillion annually, equivalent to 7% of global GDP, the chemical industry is an integral part of the global economic landscape, permeating nearly every goods-producing sector ...
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