New York Supreme Court could hear case opposing ESG investment by NYC pension plans

Four New York City employees, with the help of nonprofit legal organization Americans for Fair Treatment, filed a lawsuit in May opposing New York City pension plans’ environmental investment considerations. The court, according to E&E News, could be the first to hear a legal claim against investment managers who consider ESG.

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