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Nov 14th, 2018

Climate Change and Legal Risk

In this presentation, Dr. Janis Sarra, Presidential Distinguished Professor and Professor of Law University of British Columbia, outlined the fiduciary obligations of corporate directors and pension fiduciaries as they relate to climate change. Professor Cynthia A. Williams, Osler Chair in Business Law, Osgoode Hall Law School provided an overview of the Task Force on Climate-related […]

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Nov 2nd, 2018

Canadian Energy Outlook 2018 – Horizon 2050

Canadians need to start addressing the transformative potential of the energy transition, a potential with benefits that go beyond the sole impact on the energy sector. This Canadian Energy Outlook aims at initiating positive discussions on this transition and help identifying the pathway we want to take for this crucial journey.

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Nov 1st, 2018

SASB Standards

SASB Standards identify the subset of environmental, social, and governance issues most relevant to financial performance in each of 77 industries. They are designed to help companies disclose financially-material sustainability information to investors. SASB’s rigorous and transparent standard-setting process includes evidence-based research, broad and balanced participation from companies, investors, and subject matter experts, and oversight […]

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Sep 25th, 2018

Report from Canada’s Economic Strategy Tables: Seizing opportunities for growth

The Economic Strategy Tables—a new model for industry-government collaboration—were announced as part of the Government of Canada’s Innovation and Skills Plan to support economic growth in six key sectors: advanced manufacturing, agri-food, clean technology, digital industries, health/bio-sciences and resources of the future. The industry-led work of these Tables has resulted in sector-specific plans for economic […]

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Aug 27th, 2018

Canadian perspectives on recommendations from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure

Canadian perspectives on recommendations from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure. What do Canadian organizations think about the TCFD recommendations? Watch this series of video interviews to understand how Canadian investors and companies are embracing enhanced climate change disclosure.

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Jul 12th, 2018

Three Takeaways from Canada’s Latest Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data

Three takeaways from Canada’s latest greenhouse gas emissions data. What we’ve learned from this year’s National Inventory Report.

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