Sherrod Brown: I Support ESG Efforts ‘Most Bank CEOs Want’

Sherrod Brown: I Support ESG Efforts ‘Most Bank CEOs Want’

September 28, 2022

Tuesday on Bloomberg’s Balance of Power, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Chairman Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) said he supports environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts by banks to look “more closely at whom they lend to and who are socially responsible and who are destroying the environment and who is improving the environment.”

Brown said, “I’m a bit incredulous when I hear my colleagues just attack them because some of these banks actually believe, some of these CEOs believe in racial diversity and believe in opportunity, believe in giving more women a chance for management positions, giving more African Americans and Asians and Latinos an opportunity to advance in the banks and help those people in the communities.”

ESG isn’t about the smokescreens of diversity and opportunity; it’s about seizing power through the Marxist strategy of social justice activism.

“And I’m also even maybe equally incredulous that there are still [those]…who continue to deny climate change, that deny the existence and the threat of climate and they beat these banks up because these banks are putting effort in looking more closely at whom they lend to and who are socially responsible and who are destroying the environment and who is improving the environment. So, I support those efforts. I think most bank CEOs want to do that, and I think those politicians that are climate deniers or those politicians that think the world should be run by people — entirely people that look like me are just wrong.”

Brown’s disgusting race-mongering and smearing of “climate deniers” is typical of the Left’s demonization of anyone who opposes their globalist lust for power and for control of the world’s finances.

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