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Retail’s Route to Net-zero Emissions

The Canadian Retail Sector and Effective Climate Governance

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Enhancing Effective ESG and Climate Governance in Pension Fund Oversight

Remarks to the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans Canadian Legal & Legislative Conference by Dr. Janis Sarra, Professor of Law, University of British Columbia, and Principal Co-Investigator, Canada Climate Law Initiative Imagine, for a moment, living in a region devastated by wildfires, a heat wave that kills hundreds, and atmospheric rivers hundreds of kilometres […]

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Canadian Standard Setting needs to keep up with the rapidly evolving ESG issues and long-term public interests must be at the foundation of its development

The recent release of a consultation paper by the Independent Review Committee on Standard Setting in Canada came at an important juncture for standard setting in Canada, particularly in the context of sustainability disclosure standards. The committee set out to conduct a review of the current governance and structure for establishing Canadian accounting and assurance […]

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Summary of 131 submissions to CSA on proposed National Instrument 51-107 Disclosure of Climate-related Matters

March 24, 2022, Vancouver – The Canada Climate Law Initiative (CCLI) today released a report summarizing the 131 submissions made to the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) on proposed National Instrument 51-107 Disclosure of Climate-related Matters (NI 51-107). The report reveals strong support for strengthening Canadian securities law to require more effective governance of climate-related financial […]

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May 16, 2022

Impact Assessment Act a “big deal” for Indigenous rights and climate change

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May 11, 2022

Enhancing Effective ESG and Climate Governance in Pension Fund Oversight

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May 6, 2022

‘Deep Entanglements’ Connect Canada’s Biggest Pension Funds with 76 Fossil Companies, New Analysis Concludes

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May 5, 2022

Canada’s Conflicted Pension Managers

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April 29, 2022

The Chairperson’s Insights into Climate Action

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April 27, 2022

ESG and Climate Change Blind Spots: Turning the Corner on SEC Disclosure

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