• Atmospheric CO2 /Parts per Million /Annual Averages /Data Source: noaa.gov

  • 1980338.91ppm

  • 1981340.11ppm

  • 1982340.86ppm

  • 1983342.53ppm

  • 1984344.07ppm

  • 1985345.54ppm

  • 1986346.97ppm

  • 1987348.68ppm

  • 1988351.16ppm

  • 1989352.78ppm

  • 1990354.05ppm

  • 1991355.39ppm

  • 1992356.1ppm

  • 1993356.83ppm

  • 1994358.33ppm

  • 1995360.18ppm

  • 1996361.93ppm

  • 1997363.04ppm

  • 1998365.7ppm

  • 1999367.8ppm

  • 2000368.97ppm

  • 2001370.57ppm

  • 2002372.59ppm

  • 2003375.14ppm

  • 2004376.96ppm

  • 2005378.97ppm

  • 2006381.13ppm

  • 2007382.9ppm

  • 2008385.01ppm

  • 2009386.5ppm

  • 2010388.76ppm

  • 2011390.63ppm

  • 2012392.65ppm

  • 2013395.39ppm

  • 2014397.34ppm

  • 2015399.65ppm

  • 2016403.09ppm

  • 2017405.22ppm

  • 2018407.62ppm

  • 2019410.07ppm

  • 2020412.44ppm

  • 2021414.72ppm

  • 2022418.56ppm

Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Gary Gensler. In responding to no-action requests, the SEC must balance the interests of shareholders and corporates.
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NZI series: SEC’s ‘no-action’ requests

In this 3-part series, Net Zero Investor takes a deep dive into so-called 'no action requests' submitted to the SEC, which disclose a hidden side of engagement

Content Tags: Regulation  U.S. 

Read the entire series by NZI head of research Atharva Deshmukh here today.


Part 1

SEC ‘no-action’ requests: The issues companies don’t want to discuss
If and when public companies like Paccar wish to exclude a proposal from the shareholder meeting, they are required to disclose their intention to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). 

Part 2

SEC ‘no action’ requests: the justifications
How do companies justify avoiding a climate-related shareholder proposal?

Part 3

No-action requests: the SEC’s careful balancing act
Thus far, the SEC has primarily protected shareholder interests, making it harder for companies to avoid climate-related proposals

Content Tags: Regulation  U.S. 

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