DOL ESG Final Rule Has Left OMB

A final rule titled Prudence and Loyalty in Selecting Plan Investments and Exercising Shareholder Rights submitted by the Department of Labor has left the Office of Management and Budget.

The final rule is pursuant in part to Executive Order 14030, which directed the Secretary of Labor to suspend, revise or rescind previous guidance on this matter promulgated during the Trump administration. A proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on October 14, 2021.