Category Archives: Fact Sheets and Reports

Factsheets: Climate Vulnerability and Banking

Climate change is a risk multiplier that exacerbates racial and economic inequality, and it is progressing at an alarming rate. Acute and increasingly frequent climate-related disasters, such as wildfires and hurricanes, as well as chronic issues such as heat stress, sea level rise, and drought,

MEMO: Senate Hearing Today on Proposed Kroger-Albertsons Merger

Today, the Senate will hold a hearing on the proposed acquisition of grocery chain Albertsons by Kroger, the nation’s largest standalone grocery retailer. Sens. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota) and Mike Lee (R-Utah), both skeptics of the merger, will preside over the hearing.

Report: Lessons Learned from the Paycheck Protection Program

The Paycheck Protection Program, a critical pillar of the CARES Act pandemic relief legislation, failed to equitably distribute money despite an avowed goal of focusing on small businesses, according to a new report from AFREF and six other public interest organizations and labor unions.

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Fact Sheet: Summary of SEC’s Private Funds Proposals

AFREF released a fact sheet summarizing the SEC’s two sets of rule proposals that will
provide investors and regulators with greater transparency into several aspects of the $18 trillion private fund industry.