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SEC Commissioner's speech regarding ESG reporting

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Jun 28, 2021

On June 28, 2021, SEC Commissioner Allison Herren Lee gave a keynote address at the 2021 Society for Corporate Governance National Conference entitled: Climate, ESG, and the Board of Directors: “You Cannot Direct the Wind, But You Can Adjust Your Sails”

Noting the increasing interest in climate change disclosures, Ms. Lee spoke to the following topics:

  • Putting ESG in context in the recent proxy season;
  • Understanding ESG and Board obligations; and
  • Mitigating ESG risks and maximizing ESG opportunities.

Re­view the full text of Ms. Lee’s speech on the SEC's web­site.

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