Governor Newsom Signs Major Climate Change Disclosure Laws for Corporate Accountability

December 2023

California Land Use Law & Policy Reporter, Volume 33, Number 3

In early October, Governor Newsom signed into law two landmark bills, Senate Bill 253 and Senate Bill 261, designed to reinforce California’s commitment to tackling climate change and increase transparency of both private and public companies’ revenues and financial risk related to climate change. Both bills are part of the state’s larger Climate Accountability Package and constitute the first laws of their kind to be implemented in the United States.

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