On April 9, 2021, the Division of Examinations of the SEC issued a Risk Alert that highlighted its observations from its recent examinations of investment advisers, registered investment companies and private funds offering ESG products and services. The Risk Alert also provides observations of effective practices.
ESG investing has been an examination priority for the SEC in both 2020 and 2021. But that understates the matter. The SEC's new webpage, titled "SEC Response to Climate and ESG Risks and Opportunities," says it much better: "As investor demand for climate and other ESG information soars, the SEC is responding with an all-agency approach."
Originally published in REVERSEinquiries: Volume 4, Issue
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