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ACORE Finance Forum

ACORE Finance Forum Looks Ahead to Post-COVID Renewable Energy Transaction Landscape

By Maheen Ahmad and Blake McCarren July 1, 2021 As the new administration launches ambitious plans to confront the climate crisis, corporate sustainability efforts are surging to scale up investment in our clean energy future. In this exciting moment for the renewable energy sector, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) proudly hosted the 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,…

ESG 2.0: How to Improve ESG Scoring to Better Reflect Renewable Energy Use and Investment

In the white paper, ESG 2.0: How to Improve ESG Scoring to Better Reflect Renewable Energy Use and Investment, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) explores the current state of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing in the U.S. and provides recommendations for ESG methodologies that better reflect renewable energy use and investment. This…