On March 30, 2022, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (the “FDIC”) issued a notice regarding a proposed Statement of Principles for Climate-Related Financial Risk Management for Large Financial Institutions (the “Principles”). The notice also requests comments from the public on the proposed Principles. The Principles are substantively similar to those issued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency on December 16, 2021. As proposed, the Principles would create a high-level framework for the safe and sound management of exposures to climate-related financial risks.
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