SEC’s Coates says agency should help create ESG disclosure system

AJ Gonzalez | February 21, 2021

Nasdaq, 2/18/2021, Ross Kerber

Feb 18 (Reuters) – A new U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission official said the agency “should help lead” the creation of a disclosure system for environmental, social and governance issues for corporations.

John Coates, acting director of the SEC’s Division of Corporation Finance, made the remarks on Thursday during an online panel hosted by the Institute of International Finance.

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