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Feb 7th, 2020

Insolvency Risk and Climate

There are numerous risks associated with climate change, including solvency risk. For example, there is a substantial shift in investment dollars away from carbon-intensive production activities towards new technologies in virtually every sector of the economy, which means diminished access to capital for some businesses. The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board has identified material financial impacts […]

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Feb 3rd, 2020

North America Corporate Scores 2019

CDP scoring lays down milestones marking the progress of a company’s sustainable journey. It provides a roadmap to companies to compare themselves to the best in class.

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Jan 1st, 2020

4 Questions For: Dianne Saxe on The Climate Change Crisis

Osgoode Professor Cynthia Williams has four questions for alumna Dianne Saxe ’74, ’91 LLM, ’91 PhD, one of Canada’s most respected environmental lawyers, on the climate change crisis.

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Nov 1st, 2019

Global Warming of 1.5 degrees Celsius

An IPCC Special Report on the impacts of global warming of 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels and related global greenhouse gas emission pathways in the context of strengthening the global response to the threat of climate change, sustainable development, and efforts to eradicate poverty.

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Sep 1st, 2019

Investor Leadership Network Advocates for Stronger Climate Change Disclosure

The report shares the lessons learned by the Investor Leadership Network members while implementing the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). TCFD Implementation, Practical Insights and Perspectives from Behind the Scenes for Institutional Investors is the product of the ILN’s climate change initiative and is intended to assist asset owners and […]

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Sep 1st, 2019

Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate

This Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate (SROCC) was prepared following an IPCC Panel decision in 2016 to prepare three Special Reports during the Sixth Assessment Cycle. By assessing new scientific literature, the SROCC responds to government and observer organization proposals. The SROCC follows the other two Special Reports on […]

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