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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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May 26, 2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am (PT) Virtual

NEW OPINION – Climate Change: Legal Implications for Canadian Pension Plan Fiduciaries and Policy-Makers

Join us for a discussion of the legal responsibilities of pension plan fiduciaries to take climate change factors into account when investing plan assets. According to a new legal opinion by Randy Bauslaugh, pension funds have a duty to understand and manage the financial risks and opportunities that climate change poses to funds and beneficiaries. […]

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May 18, 2021 10:00 am - 11:30 am (PT) Virtual

Climate Risk Disclosure: What Does It Mean For Saskatchewan Businesses?

Saskatchewan businesses are connected to the rest of the world through investors and customers that live beyond our borders. Tighter rules requiring disclosure of climate-related information are already arriving in Canada and around the world. Canada’s Budget 2021 includes requirements for climate disclosures from Crown Corporations and the SEC announced the creation of an Enforcement […]

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May 13, 2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am (PT) Virtual

The Imperative for Decision-useful Corporate Climate Disclosures

Join us for a conversation to get an inside view on corporate climate-related disclosures, from the legal basis for directors to consider climate change to decision-useful disclosures of material climate-related risks and opportunities.

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May 4, 2021 9:00 am - 10:00 am (PT) Virtual

6 Months to COP26: Celebrating 26 Climate Champions

Join us for a virtual event to hear how the UK and Canada are working together to address climate change as we unveil 26 Climate Champions in Canada. Including a keynote address from The Honorable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities and Susan le Jeune d’Allegeershecque, British High Commissioner to Canada.

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