Why investors should support climate policy: three myths debunked

This article was written by Gabe Malek, YC’20, Current Project Manager at Environmental Defense Fund 

A prediction: 2021 will be the year that Wall Street rethinks its relationship with K Street. With corporate political spending and lobbying under increasing scrutiny and a new administration advancing financially material, government-wide climate action, financial institutions have good reason to reassess their climate lobbying.

While some banks and asset managers have pushed for climate-friendly financial regulations, the finance community has traditionally taken a hands-off approach to climate policy advocacy and avoided lobbying for net-zero aligned legislation or regulation of carbon-intensive sectors.

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