Will the SEC Weigh In on the Climate Change Debate?

November 14, 2007
Todd D. Kantorczyk
The Legal Intelligencer

If asked what federal agencies are being pressed to promulgate climate change programs, the first answer for most would likely be the Environmental Protection Agency. But in September, a coalition of public interest groups, government officials and institutional investors filed a petition before the Securities and Exchange Commission requesting that the SEC provide explicit guidance on the need for public companies to disclose all material information related to the impact of climate change risk.

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