Davis Polk ESG and Environmental co-head Betty Huber was recently quoted in InvestmentNews discussing the SEC’s move toward mandatory environmental, social and governance disclosures by public companies. Betty discussed how the SEC commissioner’s recent remarks about ESG rulemaking may prove a road map for pushback on ESG disclosure rules. “Arguably, the speech provides ammunition for market participants who may not be keen on additional regulation in this space,” Betty noted.

Peirce’s concerns about ESG rulemaking could split SEC,” InvestmentNews (July 21, 2021) (subscription required)