Noah’s eclectic professional background, academic credentials, and life experiences make him a highly sought-after consultant and speaker in the ESG space. We recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Noah to learn more about ESG and the role of the financial analyst in today’s market.
Corporate governance is a system that guides the conduct of the people within an organization, as well as the direction of the organization itself. Corporate governance is altogether different from the daily operational decisions and activities that are executed by the management of an organization. Corporate governance is the domain of the Board of Directors, as opposed to its management team (such as the CEO and other C-suite executives).
Eclipse Ventures, a venture capital firm that helps founders build companies to make physical industries more efficient, resilient, and profitable, today announced the release of the Eclipse Carbon Optimization (ECO) framework. The new tool assesses the environmental and economic value potentials for emerging industrial technologies.
In March, the SEC proposed rules that would mandate enhanced climate-related disclosures by public companies. These rules arguably would be the most significant new public company disclosure and compliance requirements in a generation. By the time the comment period closed on June 17, the SEC had received approximately 14,000 comment letters. In this analysis, we provide statistics on the comment letters and note some of the many significant comment letters submitted.
Publicly traded companies have been slow to adopt net-zero emissions goals, but corporate peer pressure combined with regulatory changes is beginning to turn the tide. Only 37% of about 5,300 companies reviewed in the 2021 S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment had announced plans to reduce Scope 1 or Scope 2 emissions.