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August 2, 2023 – 9:00 am - 10:00 am Virtual

Reflections on Connecting Canada’s Climate Policy Network

A new book, Reflections on Connecting Canada’s Climate Policy Network, was published open-access by the Canada Climate Law Initiative in June 2023. This webinar explores the book’s key messages and discusses how to improve climate policy coordination, blurring public and private divides, and revealing where responsibility for change must rest. According to the Supreme Court […]

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March 23, 2022 – 11:00 am - 12:00 pm Virtual

Fossil Fuel Subsidies and Climate Transition Risk: How Will Your Organization Adapt to Changing Policies?

The Government of Canada has signed the COP26 Statement on International Public Support for the Clean Energy Transition, committing to prioritize the clean energy transition and end new direct public support for the international unabated fossil fuel energy sector by the end of 2022, and the Glasgow Climate Pact to accelerate the phaseout of inefficient […]

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June 3, 2021 – 9:00 am - 10:00 am 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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Knowledge Hub Resources

Feb 5th, 2024

Submission to the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) on proposed National Instrument 51-107 Disclosure of Climate-related Matters (NI 51-107)

It has been well over two years since the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) proposed National Instrument 51-107 Disclosure of Climate-related Matters (NI 51-107) and its companion policy. The Canada Climate Law Initiative (CCLI) made a submission strongly supporting a national instrument aligned with the recommendations of the Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), offering recommendations […]

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Jun 29th, 2023

Reflections on Connecting Canada’s Climate Policy Network

This book represents an initial step to mapping the layers of Canadian climate policy activities across government, industry, and civil society. Its guiding presumption is that such mapping will help align efforts to decarbonize. A consensus point among all authors is that new alliances need to be forged, and old ones need to be refreshed, […]

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Nov 8th, 2022

Integrity matters: Net zero commitments by businesses, financial institutions, cities and regions

Report from the United Nations’ High-Level Expert Group on the Net Zero Emissions Commitments of Non-State Entities

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Nov 2nd, 2022

Roadmap to a Sustainable Financial System in Canada

When it comes to Canada’s climate policies, there is a widely overlooked frontier: finance. In this policy briefing, Ecojustice, Shift: Action and Environmental Defence lay out an actionable pathway to address how Canada should regulate climate-alignment within our financial system. The brief shows how financial alignment is a critical piece of the broader climate package […]

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