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Global climate-related approach to company disclosures gets thumbs-up from US Treasury official

By Neil Roland
  • 27 May 2021 16:38
  • 27 May 2021 16:38
Initial standards due to be adopted by a global board for company climate-related disclosures represent a “good opportunity” for setting an enduring baseline for consistent reporting across countries, said US Treasury climate counselor John Morton, an aide to Secretary Janet Yellen.

Morton’s vote of confidence at a webinar* today is noteworthy,

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Neil Roland

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Neil has covered U.S. financial regulation for over two decades, mostly for Bloomberg and Crain Communications. He received a Loeb award for coverage of regulators' response to the collapse of Enron. He also garnered a SABEW award and some Jesse H. Neal awards for stories on the Federal Reserve's response to the 2008 financial crisis. Roland has appeared as a commentator on Fox TV, NPR, C-Span and Bloomberg TV. He received a Master's degree in public policy from Harvard and a Bachelors degree in economics from Cornell.

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