SEC Adopts Rules to Enhance and Standardize Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors


The SEC’s new rules on climate-related disclosures mark a significant step towards transparency in how companies report their climate risks and actions. These rules aim to provide investors with consistent, reliable information on the financial impacts of climate-related risks and how companies manage them. The disclosure requirements include material climate risks, their impacts on business strategy and financial condition, management’s role in risk oversight, and specific emissions data for certain filers. The rules, effective 60 days post Federal Register publication, respond to extensive feedback from over 24,000 comment letters. For more details, visit the SEC’s press release.

Challenges for Companies

While these new requirements represent a positive step towards climate accountability, they also pose significant challenges for companies. Many organizations may find themselves unprepared to measure and report their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions accurately or to assess the full scope of their climate-related risks and opportunities. The complexities of climate-related reporting require a nuanced understanding of both regulatory requirements and the technical aspects of emissions measurement and management.

ZenithJet – Your Partner in navigating Climate-related reporting

As a leader in environmental consulting, ZenithJet offers GHG Accounting and GHG Inventories, designed to help businesses not only comply with the SEC’s new disclosure requirements but to engage stakeholders and communicate the results transparently, accurately and consistently.

Comprehensive GHG Inventory Reports – You Can’t Report What You Don’t Measure

Understanding and reporting GHG emissions is a critical component of the SEC’s disclosure requirements. ZenithJet assists companies in developing a GHG inventory that not only meets the SEC’s requirements but also provides a foundation for developing strategies to reduce emissions. Our approach includes a detailed assessment of direct and indirect emissions, across all scopes, in accordance with globally recognized standards such as the GHG protocol and ISO 14064 standards, ensuring accuracy and completeness.


The adoption of new rules by the SEC for climate-related disclosures is a pivotal advancement in promoting transparency and accountability among corporations regarding their environmental impact. These regulations pose a notable challenge for businesses in accurately tracking and reporting their greenhouse gas emissions and understanding their climate-related risks and opportunities. In this evolving landscape, ZenithJet emerges as an indispensable ally, offering unparalleled expertise in GHG Accounting and Inventories. We are dedicated to ensuring businesses not only meet the stringent SEC requirements but also leverage this opportunity to enhance their sustainability practices and communication with stakeholders. With ZenithJet, companies are equipped with the tools and knowledge to forge a path towards a more sustainable and low-carbon future, transforming the challenge of compliance into a strategic advantage in the realm of climate responsibility and corporate governance.

To learn more about how ZenithJet can assist you, contact us today.

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