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.

Jan 11th, 2022

The Global Risks Report 2022

The Global Risks Report series tracks global risks perceptions among risk experts and world leaders in business, government, and civil society. It examines risks across five categories: economic, environmental, geopolitical, societal, and technological. Every year the report also analyses key risks to explore further in deep-dive chapters—these could be risks that feature prominently on our survey, those […]

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Nov 16th, 2021

Principles for the effective management and supervision of climate-related financial risks

Basel Committee issues public consultation on principles for the effective management and supervision of climate-related financial risks. The consultation paper seeks to promote a principles-based approach to improve banks’ risk management practices and supervisory practices related to climate-related financial risks.

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Oct 31st, 2021

Sink or Swim: Transforming Canada’s economy for a global low-carbon future

The global low-carbon transition needed to avoid the worst impacts of climate change has already begun sweeping across economies and industries around the world, and it is building strength. In response, Canada faces a critical choice that will define our economic prospects for generations: will we fight against the tide, simply tread water, or will […]

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Oct 26th, 2021

Canada’s transition to net zero: Accelerating collaboration to meet 2050

CPA Canada’s report on Canada’s Transition to Net Zero: Accelerating Collaboration to Meet 2050 offers practical actions key players can take to facilitate a unified, inclusive, and just transition that positions Canada to remain competitive in a global low-carbon future. The report will help Canada’s key economic sector leaders, policymakers, and the investment community, by providing them […]

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Oct 14th, 2021

Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) – Guidance on Metrics, Targets, and Transition Plans

The Metrics, Targets, and Transition Plans guidance describes recent developments around climate-related metrics and users’ increasing focus on information describing organizations’ plans for transitioning to a low-carbon economy. The guidance also describes a set of cross-industry, climate-related metric categories that the Task Force believes all organizations can disclose.

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Sep 29th, 2021

Under Water: The Costs of Climate Change for Canada’s Infrastructure

Canada’s infrastructure isn’t prepared for the climate crisis. The third report in our Costs of Climate Change series finds that Canada’s infrastructure decisions aren’t accounting for climate change. These risks are leaving Canadians under water, physically and financially, threatening our future well-being and prosperity. In response, governments can direct public and private investment toward more […]

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