BREITBART: West Virginia, Louisiana State Treasurers Criticize Joe Biden Rule Allowing Companies to Prioritize ESG Initiatives for Retirement Plans

West Virginia and Louisiana state treasurers blasted President Joe Biden’s controversial Labor Department rule change which allows companies to prioritize Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives when choosing retirement plans — ultimately reversing a Trump-era rule. Continue reading

DAILY CALLER: State Treasurer Who Took On BlackRock Plans Crackdown On Woke Investing As Congressman

During his time as West Virginia State Treasurer, Moore prioritized combating environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) standards used by large asset managers and banks that diverted capital away from fossil fuels. Now as a candidate for Congress in 2024, Moore plans to push back against these investing strategies through national legislation if he is elected. Continue reading

WASHINGTON EXAMINER: West Virginia anti-ESG crusader aims to bring fight to Congress with 2024 run

West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore has made battling ESG a top priority, and he now hopes to bring that fight to the halls of Congress. Continue reading

WASHINGTON TIMES: W.Va’s Riley Moore prepares House run, vows to take his anti-ESG fight to Washington

The Republican leading the national charge against “woke” financial firms with climate investment policies wants to take his battle to Congress by way of a West Virginia House district. Continue reading

DAILY CALLER: West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore Announces Run For Congress To Fight ‘Woke Corporate Activism’

Republican West Virginia state treasurer Riley Moore announced Monday that he is running for congress in West Virginia’s 2nd District. Continue reading

WASHINGTON EXAMINER: Republicans aim to turn ESG into 2024 liability for Democrats

Once-obscure investing principles are quickly becoming a political flashpoint that Republicans hope to use to their advantage in the 2024 presidential election. Continue reading

FOX BUSINESS: West Virginia treasurer rips top banks for blacklisting fossil fuels: 'This is what powers the country'

West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore slammed financial firms for refusing to back coal companies on Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends" Monday, defending his efforts which would push back against top institutions such as Wells Fargo, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan and BlackRock by refusing to grant them new banking contracts.  Continue reading

WASHINGTON EXAMINER: WV treasurer eyes larger war on ESG after fossil fuel battle with Wall Street

West Virginia’s treasurer sees his state’s successful effort to cut off financial institutions that “boycott” fossil fuel companies as a prelude to a broader push against what is known as the environmental, social, and governance, or ESG, movement. Continue reading

BREITBART: WV State Treasurer Riley Moore: U.S. Bank Has Reversed Its Anti-Energy Lending Policy — ‘This Is How We Win’

West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore barred five banks last week from entering into state banking contracts due to policies they had adopted against financing fossil fuel projects. U.S. Bank — which was originally considered for inclusion on the Restricted Financial Institution List — has now reversed its policy, Moore told Breitbart News on Wednesday. Continue reading

FOX BUSINESS: Republican states are planning an all-out assault on woke banks: 'We won’t do business with you'

Republican state officials are readying plans to punish woke banks which push anti-fossil fuel policies and adhere to so-called environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards. Continue reading
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