SEC Chairman “Sustainable” Prepared Remarks Before the Asset Management Advisory Committee

, SEC Chairman “Sustainable” Prepared Remarks Before the Asset Management Advisory Committee, TheCircularEconomy.comThe basic idea is truth in advertising. We’ve seen a growing number of funds market themselves as “green,” “sustainable,” “low-carbon,” and so on.

While the estimated size of this sector varies, one estimate says there are at least 800 registered investment companies with more than $3 trillion in ESG assets last year.[1] Suffice it to say there are hundreds of funds and potentially trillions of dollars under management in this space.

What information stands behind those claims that a fund is “green” or “sustainable”?

When I think about these questions, I’m reminded of walking down the aisle of a grocery store and seeing a product like fat-free milk.

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