House Republicans continue pushback against ESG considerations in retirement plans

House Republicans again pushed back on the Biden administration’s rule allowing ESG considerations in investments governed by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA). The House Ways and Means Committee held a hearing on the matter on November 7. The Republicans on the committee released a statement after the hearing arguing that, in their view, opposing ESG is important for maximizing retirement savings.

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