The Fight Against ESG

by Paul Serran

Leftists are implementing a political agenda that bypassed the legislative process

Maybe you are tired of fighting loonies that want to end oil production and dismantle energy supply in the name of imaginary climate change, who want to crush your lifestyle, ban cars and meat, and get you to eat bugs to save the planet.

Maybe you are mad at the distortions generated by affirmative action, irate at those who instill racial unrest, push for all kinds of asinine Marxist policies culminating on a softness on crime that borders on cheerleading for it.

Maybe you are enraged at pedophiles working tirelessly to groom children into transgenderism, to twist reality to put biological men to compete in women’s sports, and to carve out protected spaces for the gender-dysphoria affected people in our society. It’s an all-out assault on the family.

What perhaps not everyone is aware is that this triple threat to the western culture and societies has been articulated as one via the ESG scores and metrics.

ESG (Environmental, Social, and corporate Governance) is pushed by leftists, Globalists and a Wall Street woke cartel made by the three largest U.S. asset managers — BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street — that together control over $20 trillion in assets.

It would be too long for our purpose here to outline the whole history of the ESG scores, so if you need an introduction to the topic, you can start looking here.

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The ESG scores, flawed as they have been from the start, have now been hijacked and weaponized by social justice warriors.

Author James Lindsay has called ESG ‘a weapon in the hands of social justice warriors to shake down corporations and a tool in the hands of those seeking to impose one world government.’

‘In fact, it’s racketeering is what it is, is just criminal racketeering, using what looks like a responsible measurement tool as the mechanism.’

As you would expect, the Joe Biden administration is implementing these ideas as much as they can. But the pushback against ESG insanity has started, in the US.

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed a new disclosure rule called ‘The Enhancement and Standardization of Climate-Related Disclosures for Investors.’ This has prompted 23 State Financial Officers to Demand that the SEC Put Investors First, Not ESG Scores.

‘The rule would require public companies to disclose their climate-related risks to investors. The reporting framework is the first significant step toward making environmental, social, and governmental (ESG) reporting a regulatory requirement.’

The first and obvious objection is to this is that the SEC is not a climate regulator.

SEC is not a climate regulator.

From the 23 State Financial Officers letter to the SEC:

‘It is disheartening but not surprising to see activist behavior from the SEC as it continues to promote rules and policies which prioritize polarizing political agendas over fiduciary duties to investors and issuers.’

‘This administration has been hell-bent on pushing a green agenda through multiple agencies […] to pressure publicly held companies to implement a political agenda that won’t pass through the legislative process.’

The letter reminds the SEC that ‘ignoring investments in oil and gas would deprive investors of income[…] Fund managers ignoring them to pursue green ends could be held liable.’

Empresário lança fundo contra o capitalismo progressista
Vivek Ramaswamy.

But sometimes we see that the Markets are developing their own antibodies against that. A financial firm backed by billionaires Peter Thiel and Bill Ackman aims to take the ‘woke’ out of corporate America.

Vivek Ramaswamy, author of ‘Woke, Inc‘, has raised $20 million to launch Strive Asset Management, an activist fund which will urge  companies to drop unprofitable social justice issues pushed by BlackRock, Vanguard and State Street, ‘which Ramaswamy refers to as the ideological cartel.’

The firm seeks to ‘restore the voices of everyday citizens in the American economy by leading companies to focus on excellence over politics.’

The ideological Cartel ‘uses their clients’ funds to exercise decisive influence over nearly every U.S. public company to advance political ideologies that many of their clients disagree with. They engage in coordinated efforts to enact a uniform social agenda across corporate America resulting in higher gas prices and other consumer harms’

Although none of us put much trust in Congressual investigations, we begin to see the good guys moving against this travesty.

One such example is Senator Tom Cotton: ‘We Need to Investigate ESG Climate Cartel Contributing to $5 a Gallon Gas’

‘A lot of fancy investment bankers [want to] feel good about themselves and think they drive an electric car – when really they’re driving a coal-powered car, as opposed to a gas-powered car.’

Cottons thinks that BlackRock, in collusion with the Climate Action Partnership, created a climate cartel‘trying to suppress investment in the fossil fuel industry in America’.

‘When Republicans take charge in November, I’m going to make sure that the Congress is investigating these matters. This is almost certainly a breach of these firms’ fiduciary duties, probably a civil violation of anti-trust laws, and very possibly a criminal violation.”

But the Governors can have a great impact on the lives of the people in their states. After clashing with the Disneyphiles in defense of the kids in school, Florida’s Ron DeSantis has now taken a stand against banks and fund managers using ESG criteria.

‘They’re using things like social credit scores to be able to marginalize people that they don’t like.’

DeSantis has proposed legislation that will ‘prohibit big banks, credit card companies and money transmitters from discriminating against customers for their religious, political, or social beliefs.

The bill will also ‘prohibit State Board of Administration (SBA) fund managers from considering ESG factors when investing the state’s money’, and also ‘require SBA fund managers to only consider maximizing the return on investment on behalf of Florida’s retirees’.

‘Do we want our society to be governed by some of the most economically elite and powerful interests in society? I think our economy is going to be much better off if everything is not politicized. It used to be it wasn’t a political issue.’

West Virginia treasurer slams banks standing against coal: 'This is what powers the country'

Another example is West Virginia, that banned BlackRock, Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, and  Wells Fargo from State Contracts over their ESG Climate Activism.

West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore: ‘While the ‘Environmental, Social and Governance’ or ‘ESG’ movement might be politically popular in California or in New York, financial institutions need to understand their practices are hurting people across West Virginia.’

These firms will no longer have access to roughly $18 billion worth of inflows and outflows each year.

‘BlackRock CEO Larry Fink has been outspoken in pressuring corporate leaders to commit to investment goals that will undermine reliable energy sources like coal, natural gas and oil under the guise of helping the planet, but at the same time he’s pouring billions in new capital into China, turning a blind eye to abhorrent human rights violations, genocide and that country’s role in creating the COVID-19 global pandemic.’

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It’s a hard world, but the more we learn about it, the better our chances of improving it. As much as we fight CRT and grooming in schools, we need to fight ESG in the political and economical arenas.

 

 

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Nailz
Nailz
1 year ago

Thanks for bringing this to attention.

Bullshit Meter turns RED
Bullshit Meter turns RED
1 year ago

Spectacular article.

The fumes of political bullshit have my bullshit meter off the charts.

Folks, this is serious shit. Suddenly, men can have babies, It’s called chest feeding, not breast feeding, and males have stolen trophies and records from women.

76 genders? Says WHO???? Prove it. A subjective medical condition called gender dysphoria should not be used to pretend laws of Mother Nature don’t exist.

Our worlds have been turned inside out, where criminals roam free and crime does, in fact, pay.

This is bullshit.

And BULLSHIT, we all know, stinks to high heaven.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Distractify

Keith Raniere Boasts of an Extremely High IQ, but Is He Telling the Truth?
Jamie Lerner – Author
BY JAMIE LERNER
NOV. 8 2022, PUBLISHED 1:46 P.M. ET

Now that HBO has brought back The Vow for a second season, we have more questions than ever. Of course, The Vow Part Two is mostly just covering what many of us already knew about Keith Raniere and the NXIVM cult, but it’s still fascinating to dive deeper into the heads of the leaders. One aspect of diving into their heads is of course their IQs, which Raniere often talked about.

[ … ]

https://www.distractify.com/p/what-is-keith-ranieres-iq

Peter Longworth
Peter Longworth
1 year ago

“Author James Lindsay has called ESG ‘a weapon in the hands of social justice warriors to shake down corporations and a tool in the hands of those seeking to impose one world government.’ ” Isn’t he the same James Lindsay who got kicked off Twitter for hate speech (not even Nicki managed that one) – the Trump-loving, Big Lie-espousing, vaccine-denying, far right bigot who thinks Senator Joe McCarthy “had it right” in the ‘communist’ witch-hunts of the 1950s? I guess we should really take him seriously then?

I bet I could make a good stab at guessing which of the 23 States came up with the slogan that the SEC “Put Investors First, Not ESG Scores”. They wouldn’t by any chance be the ones coloured red? If I were an investor, I would like to know how sound an investment was, and not just in terms of rapid payback; neither would I want to invest in a company that was harming, or potentially harming, the planet.

Your Tom Cotton quote (“A lot of fancy investment bankers feel good about themselves and think they drive an electric car – when really they’re driving a coal-powered car, as opposed to a gas-powered car” has some truth – electricity can be produced from coal burning power stations. But aren’t these the same power stations that the Trump administration poured billions into? How much money did Trump and his cronies give to solar, wind and tidal power generation?

I wonder if you’ve ever watched the TV series ‘Big Oil v The World’ made by those communist bastards at the BBC. Not likely, given your narrative. Just to summarise – it explains how oil giants fuelled climate change denial over a 40-year period, despite warnings from their own scientists of the risks carbon emissions posed to the planet. In contrast, what NASA, the UN and the IPCC are telling us comes from science, not some fake news rightwing thinktank with shares in Exxon. He who pays the piper calls the tune.

And by the way, your argument that climate change is just part of some international leftist fictitious agenda doesn’t really hold water either. Both Rishi Sunak, Conservative British Prime Minister and his erstwhile predecessor, Boris Johnson (Baby Trump) are currently speaking at COP 27. Rumour has it that King Charles III also wanted to go but was told not to – they didn’t want any commies there.

So, Paul, why don’t you have a chat with your mate Elon; he’s got a big rocket and could take you for a little spin up to the stars. Just have a look out the window while you’re there, and you might just see a little blue sphere below, against the black background of cold empty space. Just think to yourself – that’s all we’ve got; is it worth protecting?

Snorlax
1 year ago

As much as it would probably be priceless to watch the various personalities on FR engaging in vicious political fights, I’d vote (see what I did there?) for keeping FR as a means to humiliate the Vantard.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago
Reply to  Snorlax

Could not agree more. We should also be discussing Nancy Salzman and her unhinged laughter on recent episodes of The Vow. And all of the prefect’s lie telling and contradictory statements. Instead we’re getting posts that read like The crazy distant relative everyone avoids when they’re drunk and rambling at a family event in 2016

And Mark Vicente said Vanguard had THREE children on his most recent podcast.

Frank?

Frank Parlato
Admin
1 year ago
Reply to  Anonymous

I think baby 3 is Kirstana Lokken’s son

Anoymous
Anoymous
1 year ago
Reply to  Frank Parlato

Thnx, frank!

ShadowState1958
ShadowState1958
1 year ago

News from England’s Daily Mail newspaper

Joe Biden is a Mob Boss who owns an interest in Latin American online casinos!

EXCLUSIVE: ‘Joe was centered on the returns in the family coffers.’ Whistleblower claims Hunter and then-VP Biden were part of a group call to discuss online gambling venture in Latin America – the president talking like he was chairman of the board
A whistleblower has come forward to claim they have direct knowledge of Joe Biden’s involvement in son Hunter’s foreign business deals while serving as VP
The informant says they were on a 2012 conference call involving Joe, Hunter, his business partner Jeff Cooper, late Senator Harry Reid and his son Key Reid
The call was about Hunter, Key and Jeff’s new venture into online gambling in Latin America, and the source says Joe was active on the call
The whistleblower claims Joe discussed details of the business and appeared to be involved as a ‘silent partner’
‘With the direct observations I had, it’s obvious Joe was participating in the business,’ they said. ‘He wasn’t passive, he was talking about it. If I had to describe him, he was like a member of the Board of Directors’
The whistleblower has identified themselves to Senate investigators but asked to remain anonymous for fear of reprisal

Joe Biden was involved in his son Hunter’s foreign business deals while he was Vice President, a new whistleblower with direct knowledge claims.

The whistleblower has identified themselves to Senate investigators but asked to remain anonymous for fear of reprisals.
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11398463/Joe-Biden-involved-son-Hunters-foreign-business-deals-VP-claims-whistleblower.html

ShadowState1958
ShadowState1958
1 year ago

Using ESG the Social Justice Warriors intend to make the genital mutilation of children the norm.
It is nothing less than state sanctioned child abuse on male and female children.

A very distant relative in my family, not a blood relative, was indoctrinated into getting a sex reassignment surgery turning a young woman into a young “man”.

The surgery is irreversible and prevents future reproduction and interferes with enjoying the sex act.
he surgery and hormone injections can cost up to 100,000 dollars per person.
This is nothing less than child abuse of the highest order.
These greedy ghoulish doctors are taking advantage of naïve children.

The Social Justice nitwits and degenerates advocating this madness are criminals and should be treated as such.
Which one is Ellen Page?
comment image?width=1200&height=1200&quality=85&auto=format&fit=crop&s=da8a543cbe2949856abf3c17c2abfa03
https://media.glamour.com/photos/636963897543e8480f8bfbe5/master/w_2560%2Cc_limit/1439474357
https://media.them.us/photos/62978e66b056164fdf3e528d/16:9/w_2560%2Cc_limit/1388299049

Answer they are all Ellen Page.

Aristotle’s Sausage
Aristotle’s Sausage
1 year ago

We can simply ignore arguments that are based on direct misstatement of fact.

“ …in the name of imaginary climate change”

https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/world-of-change/global-temperatures

NiceGuy
NiceGuy
1 year ago

Aristotle-

NASA agrees!
https://climate.nasa.gov/

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

It’s funny. Yesterday’s liberals are today’s conservatives, and today’s liberals are so far left, allowing so much subjective nonsense, they really should be called libtards.

But really, the biggest cause of all problems for humanity is the rigged usury based pyramidal financial system, where a select few control the monetary supply of the entire world through their central banks (practically every country). Paul rightfully made mention of this in listing companies such as Vanguard and BlackRock, who own the vast majority of all the shares of the major companies of the world hiding the illusion of “competition”. You have the Federal Reserve in the USA, one of the biggest cartels of them all, which isn’t even a federal government entity, but a for profit corporation controlling the money supply in the country, something that was guaranteed in the Constitution to the people via Congress only, just printing unaudited free money for themselves out of thin air whenever they feel like it to circulate it amongst their banker buddies or on Wall Street, perpetually making them rich at the expense of the many.

F.D.C. Willard
F.D.C. Willard
1 year ago

Wow, just six lies in the first paragraph. Stronk conservative fear propaganda. It is a shame that there is nothing else left for the Retardicans but FUD.

Rock Around The Block
Rock Around The Block
1 year ago

“Maybe you are tired of fighting loonies that want to end oil production and dismantle energy supply in the name of imaginary climate change”

Oh god, not more rightwing drivel from the pompous fool of the turgid prose! Actually, Paul, if you bothered to read about what’s going on in the world, you would know that climate change is very real. You would also know that fossil fuels not only pollute the planet, but cost twice as much to dig out the ground and distribute to consumers compared to renewables. Yes, you heard that right: if successive US governments had invested in renewables, people’s energy bills would be less than half of what they have been over the last 5 years.

Vladamir Putin would also be in much less of a position to use oil and gas to blackmail Western Europe, and by extension the world. But you probably don’t give a shit about that because Putin’s cronies have been actively spreading disinformation to US citizens through social media over the last number of years (and especially the last few months), and gullible people like yourself have been gobbling it up like Nexians during Vanguard week.

The rest of your empty rhetoric is beneath contempt. You could get a ranting slot on Fox News, but I’m not sure they would even take you given your clear lack of journalistic ability. Compared to you, even Keith Raniere himself comes across as enlightened and measured. I can only think that Frank must be really stuck for commenters, or is this just the silly season? Monster raving loony season?

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

China does not treat people badly. But if they do why do Americans buy their products from China ?

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago
Reply to  Anonymous

Because they’re cheaper and better quality?

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago
Reply to  Anonymous

FU Libtard!

Cuz Clinton and the Republican Congress sold us out!

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago
Reply to  Anonymous

Actually it was Nixon who first awarded China MFN status.

Political Guy
Political Guy
1 year ago

“Leftists[and Rightists] are implementing a political agenda that bypassed the legislative process.”
(Paul Serran)
***

To Paul,

The leftists and rightists are two sides of the same coin….

….…Idealism.

Both groups would subjugate and super impose their will on the American people if given the opportunity.

Bernie Sanders, Trump, AOC and
the rest are the enemies of the American people.

Communists, fascists, despots, and allah followers have only one place in this world – it’s called hell.

And I’d like to personally send all of them straight to it.
****

FUCK YOU assholes who bend the knee to a man instead of our beloved flag!
***

Paul you’re no different than the left. (Maybe a pinch better. I’m a Republican.) Trump tried to overthrow the last election and the Bernie Boys claim they were robbed.

How are either group different?

Frank Parlato
Admin
1 year ago
Reply to  Political Guy

I’ll never forget what you said to a certain female Amway salesman. It was elegant and so grammatically correct.

“Who is going down on whom?”

69
69
1 year ago
Reply to  Frank Parlato

I showed her my “downline”.

So guess we met in the middle….

Frank Parlato
Admin
1 year ago
Reply to  69

If you have a story that seems worth telling, and you think you can tell it worthily, then the thing for you to do is to tell it, regardless of whether it has to do with sex, sailors, or Amway salesman. Just tell it.

NiceGuy
NiceGuy
1 year ago
Reply to  Frank Parlato

According to my sources the Amway salesman in question wears magical underwear.

How magical is it? That’s the real story story. The magical underwear helped his wife win the beauty pageant:
https://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/may/20/miss-chubby-beauty-overweight-pageant-paraguay winner.

Frank Parlato
Admin
1 year ago
Reply to  NiceGuy

There are a lot of rumors out there and it’s hard to sort out truth from fiction. I know it involved some questionable dealings with Anway Products including an inordinate investment on a certain waterfowl biscuit that while eagerly consumed by the waterfowl in question had few to no human sponsors or purchasers of the product and how this all led to a seamy adulterous triangle is hard to fathom. And how she wound up on your down line is anybody’s guess.

Nice Fellow
Nice Fellow
1 year ago
Reply to  Frank Parlato

Frank-

The answer to anyone’s guess is:

I got swag.

Frank Parlato
Admin
1 year ago
Reply to  Nice Fellow

Your ability to have sex with people connected to Amway is the chief characteristic that distinguishes you from the beasts.

Aristotle’s Sausage
Aristotle’s Sausage
1 year ago

The left-wing loonies ain’t nothin’ compared to the right wing loonies.

Case in point: loonie crackpot author James Lindsay quoted approvingly (“Author James Lindsay has called ESG ‘a weapon in the hands of social justice warriors to shake down corporations’”) in this article. Even the right wing ideologues can’t stand him;

“James Lindsay is now peddling White Genocide Theory,” Claire Lehmann, founder of the right-leaning website Quillette, wrote on Twitter on June 9. “Implying that a genocide against whites in the U.S. is imminent has the potential to inspire racist violence. Such comments are extreme, reckless, and irresponsible. They should be denounced.”

Thing is, there’s a broad political middle ground. We don’t have to choose between two radical camps. Fuck ‘em both I say. I’ll continue to stand on the side of moderation, reasoned dialogue, peace, cooperation, and upholding facts and reason.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Perhaps. But left wing loonies are far more common.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Between two stools you fall to the ground.

Aristotle’s Sausage
Aristotle’s Sausage
1 year ago
Reply to  Anonymous

Not when there’s a big comfy sofa between the looney stools.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

You wanna be my loveseat? Mmh.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

You can’t groom someone to become transgender. Just like you can’t pray away the gay. Or any of that other b*******. You can’t even get kids to do their f****** homework. There’s no way you can get them to switch genders. But most importantly why the f*** would anyone want to influence a child to switch genders? Whom does that benefit? You alleged it benefits pedophiles? That makes absolutely no sense. A pedophile is going to be attracted to either little boys or little girls that has nothing to do with “making” anyone transgender. Are you alleging that all transgender people are pedophiles? There’s so much name calling and misinformation in just the opening sentences of whatever this piece is supposed to be about. If you thought you had something important to say why not just get to it and explain it objectively from the top of your piece? It doesn’t appear that you actually care about reaching a wide audience but care only about speaking to people who share your narrow views. So how important can your message really be if you don’t want to reach as many people as possible?

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago
Reply to  Anonymous

Good points. The guy’s just deluded and needs help.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

When did this blog change its name to The Paul Report? I have no interest in this random dude’s far-right beliefs and his making the incorrect assumption that all readers here share them all with him.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Omfg Frank Report has become Fox News on steroids? I’m out.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago
Reply to  Anonymous

Definitely. Any more of this shit and so am I.

ShadowState1958
ShadowState1958
1 year ago
Reply to  Anonymous

Maybe if your pediatrician had whacked off your penis when you were a child you would have a different view of sex change operations.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Please cite one actual case in the United States where an actual pediatrician whacked off an actual child’s penis. For a sex change operation . Just one. With real names and verifiable sources. Can you do that please? Thanks

Village People Mechanic
Village People Mechanic
1 year ago

ShadowState-

Maybe? Maybe, if you didn’t take it in the tailpipe you wouldn’t be so full of hot air.

Then again, I wonder what your muffler can handle.

Frank Parlato
Admin
1 year ago

Your comment [evasively] does not provide the exact number of boxes of Amway Premium Duck Biscuits you had to buy to finally bed a reluctant lady, but it must have been quite a few over the years to prompt the coining of a popular saying: ‘I better get home or the ducks will have something to eat.”

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Is that what happened to you, Shadow?

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago
Reply to  Anonymous

See you next week! Then.

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago

Since when did Frank Report be come an outlet for Trumpism and Republican lies?
Drill Baby Drill yourselves into the destruction of our planet

Anonymous
Anonymous
1 year ago
Reply to  Anonymous

Frank has some good MAGA buddies: Alex Jones and Roger Stone.
Frank likes rogues and right wing ones apparently suit Frank’s tastes.

Frank Parlato
Admin
1 year ago
Reply to  Anonymous

But some of my best friends are leftists pinkos and commies and are woke.

About the Author

Frank Parlato is an investigative journalist.

His work has been cited in hundreds of news outlets, like The New York Times, The Daily Mail, VICE News, CBS News, Fox News, New York Post, New York Daily News, Oxygen, Rolling Stone, People Magazine, The Sun, The Times of London, CBS Inside Edition, among many others in all five continents.

His work to expose and take down NXIVM is featured in books like “Captive” by Catherine Oxenberg, “Scarred” by Sarah Edmonson, “The Program” by Toni Natalie, and “NXIVM. La Secta Que Sedujo al Poder en México” by Juan Alberto Vasquez.

Parlato has been prominently featured on HBO’s docuseries “The Vow” and was the lead investigator and coordinating producer for Investigation Discovery’s “The Lost Women of NXIVM.” Parlato was also credited in the Starz docuseries "Seduced" for saving 'slave' women from being branded and escaping the sex-slave cult known as DOS.

Additionally, Parlato’s coverage of the group OneTaste, starting in 2018, helped spark an FBI investigation, which led to indictments of two of its leaders in 2023.

Parlato appeared on the Nancy Grace Show, Beyond the Headlines with Gretchen Carlson, Dr. Oz, American Greed, Dateline NBC, and NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, where Parlato conducted the first-ever interview with Keith Raniere after his arrest. This was ironic, as many credit Parlato as one of the primary architects of his arrest and the cratering of the cult he founded.

Parlato is a consulting producer and appears in TNT's The Heiress and the Sex Cult, which premiered on May 22, 2022. Most recently, he consulted and appeared on Tubi's "Branded and Brainwashed: Inside NXIVM," which aired January, 2023.

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