Events Calendar

Our Climate Governance Experts, Principal Co-Investigators and Scholars are available to speak at your next event on sustainable finance, environmental law, Indigenous partnerships, governance, and natural capital.

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June 7, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am (PT) Virtual

TSX Venture Exchange Issuers and Climate Reporting: Why Is It Important?

TMX Group and the Canada Climate Law Initiative invite you to a webinar addressing the importance of climate reporting for TSX Venture Exchange (“Venture”) listed issuers and free resources to help create and disseminate this information to stakeholders. During this webinar, we will discuss the state of regulations in Canada and the U.S. and how […]

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March 23, 2022 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (PT) Virtual

Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Climate Transition Risk: How Will Your Organization Adapt to Changing Policies?

The Government of Canada has signed the COP26 Statement on International Public Support for the Clean Energy Transition, committing to prioritize the clean energy transition and end new direct public support for the international unabated fossil fuel energy sector by the end of 2022, and the Glasgow Climate Pact to accelerate the phaseout of inefficient […]

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February 9, 2022 9:00 am - 10:00 am (PT) Virtual

Retail’s Route to Net-zero Emissions: The Canadian Retail Sector and Effective Climate Governance

Climate change poses a systemic risk to Canadian retailers. The increasing frequency and intensity of acute events such as flooding and wild fires are disrupting supply chains and distribution channels, creating uncertainty in availability and pricing of raw materials, and increasing insurance costs. Yet there are also new opportunities for the retail sector in the […]

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September 14, 2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am (PT) Virtual

Getting Climate Change on the Board Agenda: Directors Share Their Strategies

Directors are increasingly aware that policymakers and regulators view management of climate-related financial risks as a core business issue. The question is how to get the board’s attention on issues facing the company or the sector in which it operates given the rapidly developing knowledge on physical and transition risks arising from climate change. The […]

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July 15, 2021 11:00 am - 12:00 pm (PT) Virtual

Legal Primer on Climate Change: Directors’ Duties and Disclosure Obligations

Climate change has evolved from an environmental issue to a critical consideration in board oversight of risk, strategy and corporate disclosure. However, many directors are unaware of how this intersects with their legal duties and disclosure obligations, often assuming that the pursuit of a net-zero business strategy means they must forgo profitable opportunities. The legal […]

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June 3, 2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am (PT) Virtual

Partnerships in Indigenous Finance: Paths to Sustainable Finance and Protection of Biodiversity

Financing the transition to net-zero carbon emissions requires government to government and government to private sector partnerships. Please join us for an important discussion on Indigenous partnerships for sustainable finance and governance, including successful partnerships in conservation finance; the transition to sustainable energy in action; and a discussion of the recent creation by the Canada […]

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