Lesley Hunter is Vice President of Programs and Content Strategy at ACORE.

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The Opportunity for SEC Regulation of Climate Disclosures

By: Lesley Hunter June 28, 2021 Corporate risk exposure to climate change is becoming ever more central to companies’ bottom lines. As a result, investors, governments and the public increasingly expect information from companies on climate risks, strategies and scenario planning. To help mitigate long-term risks, companies are adopting aggressive sustainability targets and considering environmental,…

ACORE Survey: Pandemic Brings Uncertainty to Project Completion Timelines and Financing

By: Lesley Hunter The rapid spread of COVID-19 is upending the health and livelihoods of workers throughout America’s renewable energy industry, numbering over 450,000 employees across all 50 states. Economically, the pandemic is putting significant dollars at risk for U.S. renewable energy businesses this year, ranging up to $5 billion per company. Project delays caused…