Biden-Harris Climate Actions

SEC Announces Enforcement Task Force Focused on Climate and ESG Issues   
March 04, 2021
Source: US SEC - The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced the creation of a Climate and ESG Task Force in the Division of Enforcement. The task force will be led by Kelly L. Gibson, the Acting Deputy Director of Enforcement, who...
Jigar Shah to lead $40 billion DOE clean tech loan effort   
March 03, 2021
Source: Smart Energy Decisions - The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced on March 3 the appointment of clean energy industry pioneer Jigar Shah as Director of the Loan Program Office, which will oversee more than $40 billion in loan authority across...
ESG investments surged in Asia-Pacific in 2020 as sustainable investing takes off, MSCI survey finds   
March 03, 2021
Source: CNBC - Around 79% of investors in Asia-Pacific increased ESG investments “significantly” or “moderately” in response to Covid-19, according to a recent MSCI 2021 Global Institutional Investor survey. Meanwhile, 57% of investors in the...
Ceres urges swift confirmation of Gary Gensler as Chair of U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission   
March 02, 2021
Source: Ceres - Ceres welcomed today’s hearing before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee regarding the nomination for Gary Gensler of the Chair for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). On climate disclosure, Gensler said: “it’s the...
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