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GreenBiz 350 Podcast

Episode 309: The SEC and ESG, investors scrutinize lobbying

Plus, your ESG storytelling skills may leave something to be desired.


This week's run time is 59:33.

Thou shalt lobby on behalf of climate (26:55)

Several leading investor groups and financial organizations recently published a new Global Standard on Responsible Climate Lobbying. The intent is to encourage corporations to align their lobbying activities with the goal of the Paris Agreement to hold global temperature increases to 1.5 degrees Celsius. Clare Richards, senior engagement management at Church of England Pensions Board, and Morgan LaManna, director of investor engagements at Ceres, drop by with details.

Parsing the long-awaited SEC climate proposal (49:10)

What's next in climate disclosure? Grant Harrison, green finance and ESG analyst for GreenBiz Group, discusses how corporations should be thinking about the suggested new reporting requirements for Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions. 

*Music in this episode by Lee Rosevere: "Introducing the Pre-roll," "It Was Like That When I Got Here," "Late Night Tales" and "Let that Sink In."


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