NPR: Republicans plan more attacks on ESG. Investors still plan to focus on climate risk
Republicans are planning to use their control of the House of Representatives in 2023 to intensify attacks on companies that account for climate-related risks when they’re making investment decisions. However, voters seem to think that investors should be free to act on concerns about climate risk. In fact, a September poll by ROKK Solutions and Penn State University’s Center for the Business of Sustainability found that 63% of registered voters said the government shouldn’t limit ESG investing.
Get more on why voters believe businesses should have the autonomy to do what they see fit, act in the best interest of their stakeholders and more in NPR.
Also, don’t forget to check out the full ESG report, “Navigating ESG in the New Congress”, here.