Rep. Andy Levin pledges involvement for fossil fuel workers in green energy shift

Rep. Andy Levin on Tuesday stressed that a push by the Biden administration and Congressional Democrats towards clean energy must not ignore the workers whose fossil fuel industry jobs would be displaced. A union organizer and former assistant director of organizing at the national AFL-CIO, Levin (D-Mich.) said that it's important to let workers who will be affected by the transition know that the shift will be done with their needs in mind. "We're going to build this transition [...]

2021-02-04T14:22:06-08:00February 4th, 2021|Categories: Economy|Tags: , |

Two Pro-ESG Investing Bills Introduced in House

Several high-profile Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced bills aimed at promoting the acceptance and use of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investments by individuals and institutions. The lawmakers are Representatives Andy Levin, D-Michigan, vice chair of the House Education and Labor Committee and member of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions (HELP); Brendan Boyle, D-Pennsylvania, member of the House Ways and Means Committee; and Cindy Axne, D-Iowa, member of the House Financial Services [...]

2020-12-19T08:40:38-08:00December 19th, 2020|Categories: ESG|Tags: , , , |

Levin, Boyle, Axne Introduce Suite of Legislation to Protect Sustainable Investing

Congressman Andy Levin (MI-09), Vice Chair of the House Education & Labor Committee and member of the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions, along with Congressman Brendan Boyle (PA-02), member of the House Ways and Means Committee, and Congresswoman Cindy Axne (IA-03), member of the House Financial Services Committee, today introduced two pieces of legislation to protect and increase sustainable investments. The Sustainable Investment Policy Act and the Retirees Sustainable Investment Policies Act together would give workers a [...]

2020-12-14T13:37:43-08:00December 14th, 2020|Categories: Sustainable Investing|Tags: , , , |
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