Addressing Climate as a Systemic Risk: A call to action for U.S. financial regulators.

Jay Owen Green Prosperity, SRI/ESG News, Transforming Finance, Latest Headlines

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this report from our friends at CERES! This recommends all the sensible actions now required of all US financial regulators and how the systemic risks posed by the climate crisis make these actions mandatory.  We are proud to have Mindy Lubber, CERES indomitable leader, on our illustrious global Advisory Board.

~Hazel Henderson, Editor”

 

This Ceres report outlines how and why U.S. financial regulators, who are responsible for protecting the stability and competitiveness of the U.S. economy, need to recognize and act on climate change as a systemic risk. It provides more than 50 recommendations for key financial regulators to adopt, including the Federal Reserve Bank (the Fed), the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CTFC), state and federal insurance regulators, the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA), and the Financial Stability Oversight Council (FSOC).

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