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Environmental Reporting for Public Companies

OnDemand Webinar (89 minutes)

Learn the latest on SEC enforcement mechanisms on environmental regulation and trends in sustainability reporting outside SEC regulations.

Public companies have been required to make disclosures to investors about environmental regulation and liabilities under Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) rules since at least the 1970s. But in recent years, the topic has gained new attention and momentum as regulators, shareholders, NGOs and other stakeholders demand increased transparency into corporate environmental and sustainability policies. This on-demand webinar provide a general overview of federal environmental law, then covers the various sources of authority for SEC reporting on this subject. This on-demand webinar also explains the SEC enforcement mechanism on this topic and trends in sustainability reporting outside the SEC regulations. This on-demand webinar is critical not only for in-house counsel seeking to better understand the public company environmental reporting regime, but will also be essential to officers and directors, engineers, managers, accountants and financial reporting professionals, contractors, environmental professionals and compliance personnel.

Authors

Scott H. Kimpel, Hunton & Williams LLP

Agenda

Primary Federal Environmental Laws

• CERCLA (Superfund)

• Clean Air Act

• Clean Water Act

• Toxic Substances Control Act

Public Company Reporting

• Accounting Standards

• SEC Regulation S-K

• Codes of Ethics

• SEC Climate Change Interpretive Release

• ESG Disclosure Trends

SEC Enforcement

• Comment Letter Process

• Civil Enforcement Actions

• Sarbanes-Oxley Act

• Whistle-Blower Protections