Resources for Directors

Understand climate-related risks and opportunities and build climate competence to remain competitive

Jun 7th, 2022

Climate Change Risk on the Boardroom Table

Renowned governance expert, Carol Hansell, has updated her widely read opinion on the responsibilities of directors in addressing climate change risk. Climate change and the risks it presents are undeniable. How should corporations and their boards address this risk? Are there standards and tools to support their work? Carol Hansell explores the answers to these […]

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Jun 3rd, 2022

A New Dawn in Climate Disclosure: Comparing Canada’s proposed National Instrument 51-107 with proposed SEC rules and IFRS/ISSB standards

Policies on disclosure of climate-related risks and opportunities are rapidly developing in Canada and globally.  The Canada Climate Law Initiative (CCLI) has produced this chart to allow policymakers, investors, and civil society organizations to compare proposals made by Canadian securities regulators in proposed National Instrument 51-107 Disclosure of Climate-related Matters, with the United States Securities […]

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Apr 29th, 2022

The Chairperson’s Insights into Climate Action

The Chairperson’s Insights into Climate Action provides a summary of highlights from interviews with 16 members of the World Economic Forum’s Community of Chairpersons on the topic of climate action. It explores key issues and best practices for board members across strategy, risk and opportunity, stakeholders, board competence and operations in relation to climate. It provides answers […]

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Mar 31st, 2022

Exposure Draft – IFRS S2 Climate-related Disclosures

The International Sustainability Standards Board issued an exposure draft on disclosure of information about its exposure to climate-related risks and opportunities.

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Mar 30th, 2022

Summary of Submissions to Canadian Securities Administrators on Proposed National Instrument 51-107 Disclosure of Climate-related Matters

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) received 131 submissions on proposed National Instrument 51-107 Disclosure of Climate-related Matters (NI 51-107) during the four-month public consultation period, of which 94% were from organizations and 6% were from individuals. We published a summary of the 131 submissions. This is a Canada Climate Law Initiative publication.

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Mar 15th, 2022

The TNFD Nature-Related Risk & Opportuniy Management and Disclosure Framework Beta v0.1

More than half of the world’s economic output – US$44 trillion of economic value generation – is highly or moderately dependent on nature. Yet most companies, investors and lenders today inadequately account for nature-related risks and opportunities in their decisions. The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) was established in response to the growing appreciation […]

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