The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday voted to provide public companies with interpretive guidance on existing SEC disclosure requirements as they apply to business or legal developments relating to the issue of climate change. The press release can be found here. While it become increasingly unlikely that the Senate will act on climate change legislation this year, the Executive Branch continues to use all of the mechanisms within its ambit to address the issue.
- NY’s New Green Building Construction Act
- UNGA Resolution on Climate Change and Security
- Climate Initative in the Philippines
Filed under: Climate Change Law