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On March 21, 2022, the United States Securities Exchange Commission (SEC) proposed a rule that would require public companies to issue ESG disclosures of climate change risks.

With only 0.22% of public companies being Black-owned, why should Black-owned businesses care about mandated ESG disclosures?

This article explores:

  • What is ESG?
  • How does ESG apply

Fannie Lou Hamer (1917-1977) was one of the country’s most dynamic Civil Rights Movement leaders in the 1960-1970s. She rose to fame for her tenacious pursuit of voting rights. While a sharecropper in Mississippi, she faced death threats and attempts on her life when trying to vote for the first time.

Hamer served as a

https://youtu.be/2_X3_ZhigtkInvestors are buzzing about blockchain, and many entrepreneurs are still trying to wrap their heads around this new technology, wondering what’s the hype around blockchain and questioning, “Should I adopt this technology into my business?”

At this point, many of you may be answering, no. And that may be because blockchain is primarily associated

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The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been busy applying federal securities laws to the digital asset space which includes cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings (ICOs), and non-fungible tokens (NFTs). A report by American Progress valued the digital space at around $1.95 trillion in mid-August which increased

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Generally, investment companies or funds are defined as companies that are primarily in the business of investing and trading securities. The US Securities Act of 1933, and applicable case law, generally defines securities as any note, are defined as any note, stock, treasury stock, security future,