Posted on Tuesday, February 2, 2021

The Securities and Exchange Commission announced the appointment of Satyam Khanna in a new role as Senior Policy Advisor for Climate and ESG in the office of Acting Chair Allison Herren Lee. This new SEC position will focus on advising the agency on environmental, social, and governance matters, and to advance new initiatives across the Commission. This is an important development that suggests a greater emphasis on the importance that ESG data plays in corporate disclosures for investors.

Read the release.