Resources for Trustees

Understand climate-related risks and opportunities and build climate competence to improve effective fund management.

May 5th, 2022

Canada’s Conflicted Pension Managers

Shift Action for Pension Wealth and Planet Health’s May 2022 report, Canada’s Climate-Conflicted Pension Managers: The Oil and Gas Insiders Overseeing Canadians’ Retirement Savings, reveals the deep entanglement between the fossil fuel industry and directors, trustees and investment managers at Canada’s largest public pension funds.  It finds 80 Canadian pension managers with 124 different roles […]

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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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Apr 19th, 2022

Assessing the Climate Action Investment Practices of Canadian Community Foundations

In this report, IISD proposes eight recommendations that foundations should undertake to better utilize their endowments to tackle the challenges of climate change:

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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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