Sustainable Finance

BlackRock’s Climate Warning Needs to Match their Climate Actions

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink’s latest annual letter to CEOs “A Fundamental Reshaping of Finance” immediately made waves in the financial community and the media because…

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White Paper: Investing in a Climate-Changed Economy

The climate is changing, bringing risks to businesses. Companies are beginning to move beyond thinking of climate as a corporate social responsibility or a regulatory…

4 Tips for Businesses from Climate Week NYC

Climate Week in New York City just wrapped up, and we were in attendance. With more than 300 events taking place, we couldn’t attend everything—but…

Top 5 Takeaways from the PRI’s Leading Conference on Sustainable Finance

Last week, Manifest’s Joy Williams and Laura Zizzo attended, along with 1,700 participants, the annual PRI in Person conference: “Responsible investing in an age of…

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…

Businesses Will Miss Opportunities Waiting for Government Action on Sustainable Finance

In June, the federal government’s Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance released its final report, comprised of 15 recommendations for how Canada can build a stronger, greener…

Takeaways from the NY State Common Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel Work

The New York State Common Retirement Fund (Fund) the third largest pension plan in the United States, recently published their Climate Action Plan following the recommendations of…

Bank of Canada Lists Climate Change as a Risk to Canada’s Economy

On Thursday, the Bank of Canada released its 2019 Financial System Review, and for the first time it listed climate change as one of the main…

Sustainable Classification System (Green Taxonomy)

A Canadian-Specific Standard is Needed Today, the term sustainable finance refers mainly to public and private funds earmarked to support a transition to a low…

To the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance

Looking ahead for the long-term The work by the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance was a welcome initiative by the federal government. Manifest hopes that…