S.2075 - Climate Risk Disclosure Act of 2019116th Congress (2019-2020)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Warren, Elizabeth [D-MA] (Introduced 07/10/2019)|
|Committees:||Senate - Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs|
|Committee Meetings:||11/17/20 10:00AM|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 11/17/2020 Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Hearings held. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.2075 — 116th Congress (2019-2020)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/10/2019)
Climate Risk Disclosure Act of 2019
This bill directs the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to require an issuer of securities to annually disclose information regarding climate change-related risks posed to the issuer, including an issuer's strategies and actions to mitigate these risks.
Among other things, issuers must (1) report their direct and indirect greenhouse-gas emissions, (2) disclose their fossil fuel-related assets, and (3) establish standards regarding the social cost of carbon.