SEC deprioritizes ESG enforcement

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) publicly named ESG enforcement as one of its top priorities after President Joe Biden (D) took office and has been active on the issue ever since. But the commission’s annual priorities list for 2024 did not mention ESG, indicating the SEC is shifting its compliance priorities.

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