House Oversight Committee holds ESG hearing

The House Oversight Committee on May 10 held a hearing on ESG, during which Republicans and Democrats took opposite perspectives on the issue. Chairman James Comer (R-Ky.) criticized ESG in his opening statement. Among other things, Chairman Comer said that he intends to hold more oversight hearings to investigate ESG policy. On the other side of the aisle, Congressman Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) argued in favor of ESG and criticized House Republicans for opposing policies supporting the investment strategy.

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