Corporate Governance

What the Glasgow Climate Pact means for business

What the Glasgow Climate Pact means for business

COP26 concluded on November 13 with a deal between almost 200 countries to significantly ramp up global climate action. The final Glasgow Climate Pact (“the…

why businesses should pay attention to Glasgow financial alliance for netzero

Why Businesses Should Pay Attention to the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net Zero

November 3 was ‘Finance Day’ at COP26. Appropriately, much of the media spotlight that day was taken up by the Glasgow Financial Alliance for Net…

How The High Ambition Coalition at COP26 is Setting the Pace for Climate Action

What is the High Ambition Coalition? The High Ambition Coalition (HAC) is an informal alliance of countries within the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change…

How COP26 can Transform Businesses

How COP26 Could Transform Business

The UN’s annual flagship meeting on climate change, which kicked off this week, could yield major agreements on net-zero emissions targets, climate finance, carbon trading,…

Reports on Climate Impacts Call for Courageous Financial Interventions to Bolster Resiliency

Recent reports on climate impacts and adaptation provide further justification for bold actions now to move Canada to a low-carbon and resilient economy. It’s clear…

Climate Change Litigation Mounts as Companies Face Increased Exposure

Over 1,200 climate change cases have been filed in more than 30 jurisdictions against governments and corporations, including 950 in the United States, according to…

Corporate Directors Facing Increased Exposure to Climate Change Litigation

Corporate directors face an increasing climate liability exposure, according to an updated legal opinion by an Australian think tank, the Centre for Policy Development (CPD). The original 2016…

Why Climate-Related Due Diligence is a Must-Do

The recently released Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report has been interpreted by many as a bleak warning of the dangers of climate change exceeding 1.5°C….

Building Climate Competency in Corporate Board Rooms

Corporate boards are not adequately equipped to deal with a changing climate, according to recent studies.  There is growing interest in companies’ exposure to climate…

Climate Risk: Corporate Canada’s Blind Spot

Although the many risks and opportunities posed by climate change are increasingly understood and recognized, Canadian companies have only begun integrating this knowledge into their…