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New Polling Finds Strong Support for the Proposed SEC Climate Disclosure Rule
Grade Adcox. Data for Progress
Voters widely support “responsible investing” rules from the SEC that require businesses to disclose climate-related financial risks. Few are hearing negative information about ESG. Just over seven in ten voters (71%) – including majorities of Democrats (80%), independents (69%), and Republicans (64%) – say that they support “responsible investing” based on the description below. Majorities also support the proposed SEC rule to require disclosure of climate-related financial risks when they learn about the rule. Voters support the new rule by a greater than three-to-one margin (66% support / 21% oppose) after reading the description below, and it also attracts majority support from Democrats (80%), independents (65%), and Republicans (55%).