1. The Modern Board: How Boards Can Close the Climate Change Gap

    The Modern Board: How Boards Can Close the Climate Change Gap

    If U.S. corporate boards weren’t taking climate change seriously, the Securities and Exchange Commission recently prodded them to act. In a proposed rule change this past March, the SEC called for public companies to make mandatory climate-related disclosures to investors. That information includes climate risks with a reasonable chance of materially affecting their business, as well as greenhouse gas emissions. The SEC expects to finalize its new rule this fall...

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    1. That rule elevated climate risk to a material financial risk, which is part of the duty of a fiduciary, of a corporate board member.
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