What Does ESG Have To Do With Wyoming?

Over the summer, the State Loan and Investment Board (SLIB) approved a new policy that will require the disclosure of ESG principles for a company doing business with our state. In the August SLIB meeting, the Secretary of State and the Board were concerned that the usage of ESG policies would hurt Wyoming by investors excluding its main industries– oil, gas, and coal.

Some Wyoming organizations don’t see it that way.

OP-ED Highlight: Election Reform should not be taken lightly

This year, our Wyoming Legislature introduced more than two dozen election-related bills, nearly 8% of the total number of bills introduced this session. Based on this volume alone, one might presume that the credibility or security of Wyoming’s election system is in doubt.

That presumption would be wrong.

Re-cap SHAPE WY 2023

ESPC hosted our first in-person SHAPE Wyoming grassroots lobbyist training, January 23rd in three years. We were grateful to have activists from every corner of the state join us to learn about advocating, lobbying, and using their stories to affect change.

Even in the Equality State, Women Still Get Paid Less

The Wyoming Women’s Foundation WYWF, in partnership with ESPC and the Wyoming Council for Women, released a new report entitled The Wage Gap in Wyoming in 2022: How Gender, Race and Ethnicity Affect Pay Equity.

ESPC Conservation Pillar Update

October 27, 2021 Several of ESPC’s Conservation Pillar coalition members have been working with the Shoshone National Forest over the last seven years on a new forest travel management plan. The Forest Service released an environmental assessment on October 19th, with only 30 days for public to submit comments by November 18. If you are interested in submitting comments, you …

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On Government Transparency

October 25, 2021 Central to ESPC’s mission is government transparency. That core tenet of our mission guides our work and is the reason that current and former directors and board members weighed in this week on the need for transparency during the Special Session of the Wyoming Legislature. Proposed rules for the Special Session included …

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