With a number of environment and social policy commitments that include rejoining the Paris Agreement, a commitment to net zero emissions by 2050, a proposed $15 federal minimum wage and expanded healthcare, the Biden-Harris Administration will face challenges with these proposals in a closely divided Congress. Yet, beyond the political uncertainty, a change in the regulatory environment of ESG investing could be a significant driver of change in the U.S. Hugo Dubourg and Jean-Xavier Hecker, Co-Heads of ESG and Sustainability Research at J.P. Morgan discuss how Biden’s presidency could impact the development of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing in the U.S.
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