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    Grid reliability’s core challenge is governance, not a changing resource mix

    An outdated and parochial oversight system is the biggest threat to U.S. grid reliability.

    Alexandra Klass, Josh Macey, Shelley Welton and Hannah Wiseman • April 5, 2024
  • The SEC makes the call: Climate risk equals financial risk

    When the SEC’s climate disclosure rule is paired with other climate reporting directives, the shift within the financial landscape will be monumental.

    Bob Hinkle • March 27, 2024
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    A roadmap for corporate ESG reporting: eBay Chief Sustainability Officer

    The e-commerce platform’s chief sustainability officer, Renee Morin, explains how company executives can navigate the changing landscape of sustainability and governance. 

    Renee Morin • Feb. 22, 2024
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    EU ESG due diligence directive set to take effect

    Final approval of the regulatory action is expected to happen soon. When it does, U.S. companies doing $300M in EU business must show they're meeting environmental and social goals. 

    Neil D’Souza • Jan. 29, 2024
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    The US could still get to net-zero

    The U.S. could reduce nearly 90% of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 without any Hail Mary innovations.

    Michael Jung and Adam Agalloco • Dec. 1, 2023