ESG Corps Are a Threat to Free Enterprise — and Texas is Pushing Back
Whether it was cap-and-trade (remember that?) or the Green New Deal, progressive Democrats have been trying to find ways to pick winners and losers in the market to advance their environmental agenda for years. They are not shy about it.
However, a quieter war on coal has been taking place in the private sector, and it’s being led by companies known as environmental, social and governance (ESG) corporations. ESG companies prioritize social goals over the maximizing of profits. Those “social goals” are determined by the personal values of the people sitting in the boardroom — not the shareholders looking to make a sound investment.
Fortunately, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton is actively taking measures to protect the principles that have grown our state’s economy.