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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September 16, 2020 8:00 am - 9:00 am (PT) Virtual

Conservation Finance & Effective Governance

Scholars, directors, investors, conservationists, and creatives offer new ways of thinking about the transition to a sustainable economy.

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July 23, 2020 10:00 am - 11:00 am (PT) Virtual

Audit Committees and Climate-related Financial Risk – Do You Know Your Role As an Audit Committee Member?

Audit committees need to be effective and independent in their oversight of financial reporting and disclosure. The Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) have recommended that annual public filings provide disclosure on climate-related material risks, financial impacts, and governance processes, including review by audit committee and management. Please join […]

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July 9, 2020 10:00 am - 11:00 am (PT) Virtual

Putting Climate Change Risk on the Boardroom Table- A Conversation with Carol Hansell and Gigi Dawe

Corporate board members are legally obligated to address climate change risk and opportunities as part of their oversight of the companies they serve, according to a new, in-depth legal analysis of directors’ duties regarding climate change risk. In her opinion, titled “Putting Climate Change Risk on the Boardroom Table” Ms. Hansell clarifies the role of […]

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June 30, 2020 8:00 am - 11:00 am (PT) Virtual

Post-Pandemic Opportunities to Finance a Sustainable Society

This e-conference consists of four panels featuring 12 Canadian Climate Governance Experts of the Canada Climate Law Initiative as well as others with expertise in sustainable finance.

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June 25, 2020 10:00 am - 11:00 am (PT) Virtual

Fiduciary Obligations with Respect to Climate Change – Carol Hansell and Catherine McCall

Corporate board members are legally obligated to address climate change risk and opportunities as part of their oversight of the companies they serve, according to a new, in-depth legal analysis of directors’ duties regarding climate change risk. In her opinion, titled “Putting Climate Change Risk on the Boardroom Table” Ms. Hansell clarifies the role of […]

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June 4, 2020 10:00 am - 11:00 am (PT) Virtual

A Transition Financing Taxonomy for Canada – Insights from the Global Climate Bond Initiative

Canada is currently developing a ‘made-in-Canada’ transition finance taxonomy that recognizes the heavy dependence of the economy on natural resources and other high carbon-emitting sectors. Funded by Canada’s major banks, pension funds and insurance companies, the Canadian Standards Association’s Transition and Sustainable Finance Committee is expected to release its ‘express document CSAR1200’ in June 2020, […]

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