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April 24, 2024 – 9:00 am - 10:00 am Virtual

Strengthening climate resilience in the financial services sector: Perspective from Québec’s AMF Climate Risk Management Guideline

In late 2023, the Autorité des marchés financiers’ (AMF), the organization that oversees Québec’s financial industry, published a draft Climate Risk Management Guideline, which will apply to licensed insurers, financial services cooperatives, authorized trust companies and other authorized deposit institutions. The Guideline acknowledges that climate-related risks can significantly affect the safety and soundness of Québec-regulated […]

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June 28, 2023 – 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Virtual

Effective Climate Governance for Canadian Credit Unions

Credit unions have an essential role to play as financial system stakeholders mobilize to address climate change and advance Canada’s transition to a net-zero economy. A new guide offers actionable steps and strategies for credit unions addressing climate risk and protecting the financial savings of their members. Hear about the biggest insights from the guide […]

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December 9, 2022 – 10:00 am - 11:00 am Virtual

Effective Climate Governance in the Canadian Commercial Real Estate Sector

REALPAC and the Canada Climate Law Initiative are pleased to launch their ‘Guide to Effective Climate Governance in the Canadian Commercial Real Estate Sector: Building for the Future‘, to help boards, management and professionals within the commercial real estate industry. At this webinar, authors Temitope Tunbi Onifade and Helen Tooze will share their findings, with […]

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Knowledge Hub Resources

Feb 27th, 2024

Using the SASB Standards to meet the requirements in IFRS S1

This educational material answers key questions including: How do the SASB Standards fit in IFRS S1? What are the benefits of using the SASB Standards? What are the SASB Standards? How does a company use the SASB Standards to meet the requirements in IFRS S1? What questions should you ask when identifying metrics and developing […]

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Dec 27th, 2023

Nature and social aspects of climate-related risks and opportunities

IFRS S2 requires an entity to disclose information about its climate-related risks and opportunities. Entities might identify climate-related risks and opportunities at the nexus of climate and nature (for example, those related to water or deforestation), as well as those closely associated with socioeconomic aspects, such as the just transition to a lower-carbon economy. Stakeholders […]

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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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Jul 8th, 2023

Climate Transition Plans: Moving Beyond Disclosure

With the pressure on tangible action on climate change and broader sustainability heating up, now more than ever businesses are feeling the pressure to understand what it will take to meet the targets they have set and sure these commitments are backed by action. In this guide, KPMG takes a closer look at the four […]

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