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.

Mar 30th, 2021

Consultation on Bill C-97

The Innovation, Science, and Economic Development Canada opened a consultation on the amendments to the Canada Business Corporations Act (CBCA) to bring transparency and more effective governance to federally-regulated companies. We submitted a letter of policy recommendations in March 2021.

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Mar 4th, 2021

Sustainable finance for a safe climate: Perspectives on mobilizing capital for a swift, resilient recovery

Based on opinion data, the interviews and our analysis, the Pembina Institute is making a series of recommendations toward a financing strategy that helps integrate the E, S (and G) in ESG (environmental, social and governance indicators) by enabling private capital to flow to the technologies and projects that can maximize job creation, emissions reductions, […]

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Jul 1st, 2020

Preliminary Report

The COVID-19 pandemic is a global health and economic crisis. Governments have already spent billions in the immediate response, including in Canada where a deficit of over $300B is forecast for this year. Billions more will be invested before this crisis is over, including in restarting economies. Just how much investment will be needed is […]

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Apr 1st, 2019

Clean Growth and Climate Change: How Canada can Lead Internationally

Between 6 October 2018 and 20 February 2019, the House of Commons Standing Committee on Environment and Sustainable Development (the committee) conducted the second part of its study on Clean Growth and Climate Change, which focused on international leadership. The committee heard from witnesses about steps being taken in Canada to reduce emissions and address […]

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Apr 1st, 2018

Decarbonizing Heavy Industry: The Low-Carbon Transition of Canada’s Emission-Intensive and Trade-Exposed Industries

The Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources is studying what it will cost ordinary Canadians and businesses to meet Canada’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction targets. It is examining the effects Canada’s GHG reduction targets will have on five sectors of the Canadian economy: electricity, transportation, oil and gas, buildings and […]

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Jan 1st, 2018

200 Million Tonnes of Opportunity

200 Million Tonnes of Opportunity highlights the work of leaders in 12 sectors across Canada. It crunches a decade’s worth of data to reveal crucial business intelligence and valuable insights for Canadian SME leaders that would like to profitably reduce their emissions, and for governments that would like them to succeed. The report provides: A detailed […]

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