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READOUT: U.S. Department of the Treasury Senior Leadership Meets with Financial Institution Leaders to Discuss Net-Zero Transition Planning Efforts.

READOUT: U.S. Department of the Treasury Senior Leadership Meets with Financial Institution Leaders to Discuss Net-Zero Transition Planning Efforts.

NEW YORK – Today, Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, Under Secretary for Domestic Finance Nellie Liang, and Climate Counselor Ethan Zindler met with leaders from a range of financial institutions.  The discussion focused on voluntary best practices and challenges related to developing and implementing net-zero commitments, supporting client and portfolio company transition-related efforts, and mobilizing additional private finance towards the clean energy economy. Earlier in the day Treasury released its Net-Zero Principles for Financing & Investment. 

Attendees present included representatives from Amalgamated Bank, BlackRock, Citigroup, Energy Impact Partners, HSBC, Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR), Neuberger Berman, New York State Common Retirement Fund, RockCreek, and Wellington Management Company.

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Official news published at https://home.treasury.gov/news/press-releases/jy1748

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