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The SEC’s New Rules on Climate

Posted on May 3, 2024

Morningstar Sustainalytics
Morningstar Sustainalytics



Episode Summary


  • Melissa Chase, Senior Content Marketing Manager, Morningstar Sustainalytics


  • Arthur Carabia, ESG Research Policy Director, Morningstar 

New SEC Rule Ushers in Climate Transparency and Reporting in the U.S. 

In late March, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission introduced a climate disclosure rule that applies to its 10,000 registrant companies. In this episode of ESG in Conversation, we welcome back Arthur Carabia to shed light on what this new rule means for companies and their investors. He also shares his take on how the rule compares to other sustainability and climate disclosure regulations globally. 

Sticking to the regulatory theme, you’ll learn about the EU’s regulations on deforestation-free products and why the issue of environmental regulation is so significant across industries according to our ESG Risk Ratings. 

Finally, we share insight on the troublingly persistent issue of child labor in the cocoa supply chain.  

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Key Moments

00:00:00 Introduction
00:01:38Interview with Arthur Carabia about the SEC’s new climate disclosure rule.
00:12:53Overview of the EU Regulation on Deforestation-Free Products 
00:14:09Insights from Morningstar Sustainalytics annual Industry Reports
00:15:13Details on child labor in global cocoa supply chains


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