Suz Mac Cormac was featured in the Stanford Daily coverage of a Stanford Graduate School of Business panel, where she and other sustainability policy leaders discussed the Securities and Exchange Commission's proposed greenhouse gas emissions disclosure rules.
According to Suz, pressuring companies to disclose more information will create a trickle-down effect that could impact Stanford entrepreneurs, among others.
"If you are a Stanford start-up trying to work with big companies, you will have to start tracking your emissions data as companies are shifting their accounts to declare their emissions," Suz said.
This is because the rule would require bigger public companies to declare their emissions, and, as part of this tracking, companies will have to aggregate emissions from their supply chains. According to Suz, this can potentially transform the way greenhouse gas emissions are tracked, allowing for better regulation and abatement.
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