GW WonkCast S6E5: How do you solve a problem like climate change? A surprising proposal from the United States Securities and Exchange Commission presents one solution

Join WonkCast host William Somes for a special interview with Garrett Kephart (MPP ’07) and Chris Smith (MPA ’86) from the Trachtenberg School Advisor Council. In this episode, William, Garrett, and Chris discuss a regulation proposed by the Securities and Exchange Commission to require corporations to disclose information related to their climate footprint, as well as the political debates surrounding the regulation.

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Statement By Commissioner Peirce opposing the rule:

Proposed rule:

SEC Staff Accounting Bulletin: No. 99 – Materiality:

Commentary from National Public Radio on the proposed rule:

SEC mission:

SEC history: and,prevent%20any%20future%20market%20calamities.

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