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SEC’s Investor Advocate Supports Forming ESG Advisory Committee to Recommend ESG Disclosure Standards

January 02, 2021

In its Report on Activities for Fiscal Year 2020, the Office of the Investor Advocate of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) noted that the Commission’s rulemaking agenda failed to address several modernizations sought by investors such as a “coherent framework for the disclosure of environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters that could influence a company’s long-term performance” despite support for such a standardized disclosure format from the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee.

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