Climate Change

Climate Risk Management and Community Reinvestment in the US: Competing or Complementary Priorities?

Michael Hsu, the acting comptroller of the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (“OCC”), unveiled the concept of climate redlining as a new aspect of his agency’s initiative for addressing climate-related financial risks. He recognized an inherent tension between the goals of lending to underserved communities and managing climate-related financial risks.