FAQ About the SEC’s Proposed Rule for Enhanced Disclosures on ESG Investment Practices


Julien Hryshko

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  • SEC
  • ESG

The SEC released proposed rule amendments and form changes for investment advisers and investment companies related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) disclosures and reporting in 2022. Those rules are expected to be finalized by the end of 2023.

If adopted, the proposed rulemaking is likely to apply to investment advisers, business development companies, registered investment advisers, certain unregistered investment advisers, and investment companies and require additional disclosures and transparency around investment strategies.

We’ve put together the answers to some questions we often get asked about the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC’s) proposed rules for enhanced disclosures of ESG investment practices.


How we help

Our ESG team can help you meet these new SEC requirements by applying ACA’s compliance lens to inventory a firm’s practices with:

  • Gap Analysis or Mock Exam
  • Testing & Monitoring
  • Marketing Material Reviews

Please reach out to your ACA consultant or contact us here to discuss the SEC’s proposed rules or find out how ACA can help you comply.

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