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Nov 21st, 2023

Elevating Asset Manager Net-Zero Engagement Strategies

Through this discussion paper, the UN-Convened Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance creates a foundation for asset asset owner expectations of asset managers regarding climate engagement. Specifically, the Alliance sets out principles, requests and practices that are applicable to all Alliance members’ asset managers. The key principles for asset managers to take on board cover the following: […]

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Nov 21st, 2023

Emissions Gap Report 2023: Broken Record

As greenhouse gas emissions hit new highs, temperature records tumble and climate impacts intensify, the Emissions Gap Report 2023: Broken Record – Temperatures hit new highs, yet world fails to cut emissions (again) finds that the world is heading for a temperature rise far above the Paris Agreement goals unless countries deliver more than they […]

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Oct 31st, 2023

The TPT Disclosure Framework

This is the final version of the TPT Disclosure Framework. It is based on the draft launched for consultation in November 2022, which was updated following extensive engagement and consultation feedback. The key findings of the consultation are summarised in the TPT Status Update, published in July 2023. Sector specific guidance for preparers to interpret […]

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Oct 25th, 2023

Nature-related risks and directors’ duties’

Under the Australian Corporations Act, nature-related risks are within the scope of directors’ duties to act with care and diligence, according to a legal opinion. Authored by Sebastian Hartford-Davis and Zoe Bush, the opinion ‘Nature-related risks and directors’ duties’ concluded that nature-related risks to a company should be regarded as foreseeable now, given the large […]

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Sep 29th, 2023

Submission on CAPSA Guideline for Pension Plan Risk Management for Plan Administrators

The Canada Climate Law Initiative appreciates the ambitious nature of the Canadian Association of Pension Supervisory Authorities (CAPSA) Guideline for Pension Plan Risk Management for Plan Administrators, covering foundational pension risk management concepts, including environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations, leverage, cybersecurity, investment risk, and use of third parties, all of which are currently priorities […]

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Sep 25th, 2023

Taking a Credible Position on Nature

Human activities are driving an unprecedented loss in nature that has rapidly grown into a crisis. There is growing pressure on companies to publicly acknowledge this crisis, and articulate a credible position on protecting and restoring nature. The Embedding Project’s guide shows you how, including examples from companies that are leading in this space.

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