Resources for Policy Makers

Our robust legal research allows the team to provide specific policy recommendations that can help policy makers in developing policies related to directors’ duties and climate change, including climate-related disclosures.

Nov 30th, 2023

Submission to the Premier and the BC Government on Strengthening Climate Resilience in the Financial Services and Corporate Sectors

The Canada Climate Law Initiative submits that four key policy recommendations have the potential to considerably enhance the British Columbia government’s oversight of financial services and support the corporate sector in the transition to a net-zero greenhouse gas emissions economy.

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Nov 30th, 2023

Submission to BC Financial Services Authority (BCFSA)

The Canada Climate Law Initiative submits that three key policy recommendations have the potential to considerably enhance the British Columbia government’s oversight of financial services.

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Nov 22nd, 2023

Submission to Alberta Government on Strengthening Climate Resilience in the Financial Services Sector

The Canada Climate Law Initiative submits that three key policy recommendations have the potential to considerably enhance the Alberta government’s oversight of financial services.

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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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Feb 21st, 2023

Submission to federal Ministers Champagne and Guilbeault on Amendments to CBCA Regulation

The Canada Climate Law Initiative (CCLI) proposes amending the regulations pursuant to the Canada Business Corporations Act Regulations to promote the management of climate-related financial risk and opportunities in a vital portion of the economy and lead to a more resilient economy. The CCLI proposes a new subsection under s. 72 of the Canada Business […]

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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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