Media and Press Releases

Media coverage

Report urges insurance companies to start thinking about climate change now
The Lawyer’s Daily, April 8, 2021


Opinion: What corporate lawyers should know about top court’s carbon pricing ruling
The Lawyer’s Daily, March 29, 2021


Opinion: Canadian insurance companies need to manage climate-related financial risks on both sides of the balance sheet
The Globe and Mail, March 15, 2021


Alumni Q&A: Juvarya Veltkamp
Capilano University, March 17, 2021


Climate change has become a prudential risk for Canadian insurance companies: report
Canadian Lawyer, March 11, 2021


Influential Women in Business Awards: Carol Liao
Business in Vancouver, March 9, 2021


Welcome to the ‘fishbowl’: As CPPIB assets grow, increased scrutiny may be the new normal
Regina Leader-Post, March 4, 2021


The activist and the billionaire: How David Suzuki changed Jim Pattison’s mind on climate change
The ChronicleHerald, March 3rd, 2021


The activist and the billionaire: How David Suzuki changed Jim Pattison’s mind on climate change
Financial Post, March 3rd, 2021


Japanese company directors on the hook for climate, says law initiative
Responsible Investor, February 24, 2021


Canadian companies must adopt transparent, consistent climate-risk reporting: report
Benefits Canada, February 4, 2021


CD Howe: Climate Risk Reporting Needs Clarity to Succeed
Business Examiner, January 29, 2021


Climate Risk Reporting Needs Clarity to Succeed
Exchange Magazine, January 28, 2021


Opinion: Canadian companies’ poor climate-risk disclosure threatens to drive investors away
The Globe and Mail, December 22, 2020


Canadian Climate Governance Guide Helps Audit Disclosures
CleanTechnica, December 14, 2020


“Executives are increasingly concerned about climate-related financial risks and opportunities”
The Impact Lawyers, December 11, 2020


New guide helps audit committees navigate the changing climate governance landscape
The Impact Lawyers, December 3, 2020


Guide for Canadian corporate auditors to disclose climate risk
Pensions & Investments, December 1, 2020


Canada’s net-zero roadmap is an important alignment with the investment community’s thoughts
The Impact Lawyers, November 30, 2020


Bill C-12 will ‘place into law Canada’s commitment to reach net-zero carbon emissions’
Canadian Lawyer Magazine, November 27, 2020


Opinion: Bill C-12 can demonstrate environmental leadership to Canadian business
The Lawyer’s Daily, November 25, 2020


CPPIB says excluding fossil fuels from its portfolio would be ‘an active short on human ingenuity’
Financial Post, October 23, 2020


Canada’s fossil fuel dilemma, fashion falls short, green art galleries: The Great White North tries to square its reliance on oil and gas with its ESG efforts
Financial Times, October 23, 2020


CPPIB urged to plan now for net-zero reality
Pensions and Investments, October 19, 2020


New analysis finds Canada Pension Plan is heavily invested in six high-carbon companies
Toronto Star, October 19, 2020


Momentum grows to force corporate boards and pension-plan trustees to disclose climate risks and opportunities
Georgia Straight, October 13, 2020


Troubling Incrementalism: How the CPPIB is Failing the Environment
Canadian Lawyer, October 8, 2020


Climate-related disclosure should start with governance
The Globe and Mail, October 6, 2020


High Carbon Retirement: What future is the Canada Pension Plan banking on?
Corporate Knights, September 30, 2020



Legal analysis suggests CPPIB not doing enough to transition to lower-carbon assets
Benefits Canada, September 18, 2020


Canada pension plan’s fossil-fuel investments raise climate risks, study says
Reuters, September 18, 2020


CPP Investments displaying ‘troubling incrementalism’ in managing climate risk: Report
Chronical Herald, September 18, 2020

Corporate boards can no longer ignore climate risk, August 30, 2020


Pandemic holds lessons in climate change risk preparation
Canadian Lawyer Magazine, August 6, 2020


Climate change risks need to be addressed at board level
Vancouver Courier, July 9, 2020


Climate change risks need to be addressed at board level
BIV, July 9, 2020


In-house Counsel have a role to play in fighting climate change
Canadian Corporate Counsel Association and Canadian Bar Association, July 21, 2020


Corporate directors seen to be legally obligated to ensure firms manage climate risks
National Observer, June 27, 2020


Canadian boards legally obliged to address climate risk, new study reveals
Corporate Knights, June 26, 2020


Opinion: Climate change isn’t pausing for the pandemic
Canadian Underwire, May 7, 2020


Commentary: Mining company boards have ‘advantage’ in transition to low-carbon economy
Northern Miner, December 19, 2020


Ontario Court’s Decision on Pollution Pricing Act Clears Skies for Business, Markets
The Globe and Mail, July 1, 2019


Businesses want certainty on carbon pricing – not constitutional challenges
The Globe and Mail, April 14, 2019


Communicating Costs of Climate Change
The Undercurrent, March 11, 2019


Securities regulators need a bolder approach to climate change
The Globe and Mail, April 12, 2018


Institutional investors must lead our transition to long-term sustainability
The Globe and Mail, May 16, 2018