Trade

IATP has long been a leader in making sure global agreements protect the rights of farmers around the world. We are active at the United Nations and World Trade Organization and through various bilateral and multilateral agreements to ensure that the rights of farmers to receive a fair price, engage in conservation and sustainable practices, and even just to stay on their land are upheld and respected. We also monitor trade agreements to make sure food safety, environmental safeguards and the rights of farm workers are protected.

Q&A: The SEC’s proposed rule on the disclosure of climate-related financial risk 

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released a proposed rule on mandatory corporate disclosure of climate-related financial risks in March 2022. The proposed rule will require all publicly traded companies, including major food and agriculture corporations, to disclose their annual climate emissions and other information relevant to investors.

IATP welcomes SEC climate financial risk disclosure rule as first step in holding companies, including agribusiness, accountable to investors, regulators and the public interest

Today, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released for public comment a proposed rule on the disclosure of climate-related financial risk by U.S. companies, including food and agriculture firms, listed for trade on SEC-regulated exchanges.