DOL Will Not Enforce Anti-ESG, Trump-Era Rules

March 11, 2021 DOL Will Not Enforce Anti-ESG, Trump-Era Rules WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced Wednesday that it will not be enforcing two rules finalized under the Trump administration in 2020 intended to slow the growth of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing. Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone,…

ACORE Statement on CLEAN Future Act

March 2, 2021 ACORE Statement on CLEAN Future Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “The CLEAN Future Act reflects the kind of comprehensive legislative approach we will need to start tackling the climate crisis. The inclusion of a federal high-penetration clean energy standard represents one…

ACORE Statement on Heartland Power Outages

February 16, 2021 ACORE Statement on Heartland Power Outages Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “As electricity generators work feverishly to restore power to millions of Americans, the serious problems on the grid today in Texas and much of the nation’s heartland reinforce the importance of…

ACORE Statement on GREEN Act

February 9, 2021 ACORE Statement on GREEN Act Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “We support the GREEN Act as an important starting point for the indispensable role that clean energy tax incentives will play as part of a comprehensive federal climate strategy.  It’s high time…

ACORE Statement on Climate Day Executive Actions

January 27, 2021 ACORE Statement on Climate Day Executive Actions Statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “Today’s Executive Actions provide welcome detail on the “whole-of-government” approach the Biden Administration is taking to tackle the climate crisis. As the nation’s largest energy consumer, the federal government’s procurement…

DOL Finalizes Second Anti-ESG Rule

December 11, 2020 DOL Finalizes Second Anti-ESG Rule WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Department of Labor today announced its final rule on Fiduciary Duties Regarding Proxy Voting and Shareholder Rights, which discourages proxy voting under Title 1 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA). Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of…