Sadie Frank

Policy Fellow, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions

Sadie Frank is a Policy Fellow at the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions, where she focuses on finance and climate risk disclosure. At C2ES, Ms. Frank works to understand, track, and analyze the current state of corporate climate risk disclosure, and the emerging Federal policy landscape from the intersection of finance, risk, and resilience.

Before C2ES, Ms. Frank worked as a project manager and research assistant at the Brookings Institution on the “Markets at Risk” project. There, she studied the threats that the physical risks of climate change pose to financial markets and worked with a leading catastrophe modeling firm and private and public sector stakeholders on climate risk.

Ms. Frank holds a Masters in development practice from the University of California Berkeley, where she focused on climate policy and innovation, and a Bachelor of Arts in geography from the University of Washington.

Posts by Sadie Frank

Factsheet on SEC’s Final Rule on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

On March 6th, 2024, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released the final version of its long-awaited climate risk disclosure rule. The rule, first proposed in 2022, requires certain climate-related risk disclosures from publicly-traded U.S. companies in annual reports and …

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Emerging Practices in TCFD-aligned Climate Risk and Opportunity Analysis and Disclosure

We interviewed 19 companies, conducted literature reviews, and collaborative workshops. We analyzed practices under four focal areas: how are companies measuring, assessing, managing, and disclosing climate-related risks and opportunities? This report presents the in-depth results of that study. We present, …

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Priorities for the SEC on climate-related financial risk disclosures