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Feb 28th, 2023

Canada: Integrating sustainability goals across the investment industry

This report argues that policy changes are required if investors are to contribute fully to Canada’s long-term environmental and social sustainability. The authors examine the relevant aspects of the Canadian legal and regulatory framework and identify areas where more clarity and guidance are needed. They then recommend reforms that would enable investors to consider sustainability […]

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Feb 7th, 2023

Navigating the rising tide of greenwashing

In this publication by MinterEllison, the authors explore the latest trends, sharing insights and practical tips from recent regulatory investigations and greenwashing litigation in Australia and globally.

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Jan 18th, 2023

2022 Canadian Pension Climate Report Card

Shift’s inaugural Canadian Pension Climate Report Card analyses the climate policies and strategies of Canadian pension funds based on public information disclosed to December 31, 2022.

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Dec 13th, 2022

Biodiversity Risk: Legal Implications for Companies and their Directors

This paper by the Commonwealth Climate and Law Initiative analyses the relevance of biodiversity risks to companies and economies in the discharge of directors’ legal duties globally.

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Nov 15th, 2022

The Transition Plan Taskforce Disclosure Framework

This sector-neutral framework provides recommendations for companies and financial institutions to develop gold-standard transition plans. The Framework was open for consultation until 28 February 2023 with feedback received informing the final Framework to be published in Q4 2023.

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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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