ACORE Congratulates New SEC Chairman Gary Gensler

April 14, 2021 ACORE Congratulates New SEC Chairman Gary Gensler Statement From Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE): “We congratulate Gary Gensler on being named the new Chairman of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Sustainability-oriented Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investment is one of the nation’s…

ACORE Challenges Second Attempt by Labor Department This Year to Slow Down ESG Investments

October 5, 2020 ACORE Challenges Second Attempt by Labor Department This Year to Slow Down ESG Investments WASHINGTON, D.C. – In comments submitted today to the U.S. Department of Labor, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) challenged the Department’s recently proposed rule aimed at discouraging proxy voting under Title 1 of the Employee Retirement Income…

ACORE Challenges Labor Department Proposal Limiting ESG Investment, Requests Longer Comment Period

July 29, 2020 ACORE Challenges Labor Department Proposal Limiting ESG Investment, Requests Longer Comment Period WASHINGTON, D.C. – In comments submitted today to the U.S. Department of Labor, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) challenged the Department’s recently proposed rule relating to investment duties under Title 1 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act…

ACORE: Labor Department’s Proposed Rule Limiting ESG is a Step in the Wrong Direction

  June 24, 2020 ACORE: Labor Department’s Proposed Rule Limiting ESG is a Step in the Wrong Direction   WASHINGTON, D.C. – Following is a statement from Gregory Wetstone, President and CEO of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE), on the U.S. Department of Labor’s newly-proposed investment duties rule: “The Department of Labor’s proposed rule…

ESG 2.0: ACORE Releases Recommendations on ESG Scoring to Better Reflect Renewable Energy Use and Investment

  September 25, 2019   ESG 2.0: ACORE Releases Recommendations on ESG Scoring to Better Reflect Renewable Energy Use and Investment   WASHINGTON, D.C. –  In a new white paper released today, the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) explores the current state of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) investing in the U.S. and provides…