Tag: Canadian Legislation

Our Top Climate Reads of 2020

Our Top Climate Reads of 2020

With 2020 coming to a close, we at Manifest took a look back at the reports, papers, and articles on climate change that had the biggest impact on us. Despite the enormous challenges presented by COVID-19, the world made important steps this year towards accelerating the transition to a low-carbon economy. Whether it’s better disclosure […]

Canada Commits to Net-Zero in New Legislation

Canada Commits to Net-Zero in New Legislation

Risk management, a national strategy and plan, oversight and governance, transparent metrics and targets – Canada now has a proposed legal framework for meeting our global climate commitments; and it looks rather like the recommendations of the Task-Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). Today, Canada’s federal government tabled long-awaited legislation outlining a roadmap for meeting […]

2019: The Year that Changed the Climate of Climate Change

2019: The Year that Changed the Climate of Climate Change TCFD Reporting Requirements in Canada

Risk management, a national strategy and plan, oversight and governance, transparent metrics and targets – Canada now has a proposed legal framework for meeting our global climate commitments; and it looks rather like the recommendations of the Task-Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). Today, Canada’s federal government tabled long-awaited legislation outlining a roadmap for meeting […]

Federal Expert Panel on Climate Change Proposes 54 Indicators to Measure Adaptation and Resilience

Federal Expert Panel on Climate Change Proposes 54 Indicators to Measure Adaptation and Resilience

Preparing for the impacts of a changing climate requires coordinated efforts across sectors. Many in government, business, academia and civil society have worked to build resilience in our communities and economy. But to what extent has collective action and investments actually built adaptive capacity? How ready is Canada for a climate-adjusted future? In August 2017, […]

Despite Ontario Policy Uncertainty, Global Movement on Climate Continues with European Leadership

Despite Ontario Policy Uncertainty, Global Movement on Climate Continues with European Leadership

The new Ontario government have brought much uncertainty to the fate of the provincial climate policies implemented by the Liberal government over their last term. The newly elected Progressive Conservatives announced their intention to dismantle the cap-and-trade system, which generated $2.8 billion in revenue for the province and were earmarked to be invested in initiatives aimed at reducing […]

Tracking Financial Flows in Support of Canada’s Transition to a Low-Carbon, Resilient Economy

Tracking Financial Flows in Support of Canada’s Transition to a Low-Carbon, Resilient Economy

Canada is continuing to advance its efforts in addressing climate change while developing a vision for diversifying and growing its economy. The climate-forward budgets being rolled out and funds being allocated to climate mitigation and adaptation efforts across various levels of government re-affirm Canada’s commitment to transition to a low-carbon and resilient economy. Below is a […]

Momentum for Climate Disclosure Continues as Investors Push

Momentum for Climate Disclosure Continues as Investors Push

Major Canadian institutional investors including the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Bank of Montreal’s Global Asset Management group and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have announced support for shareholders’ resolutions urging Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. to “stress test” their operations against a climate-adjusted future. While Exxon and Chevron both conduct their own analysis of climate […]

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