Tag: responsible investing

RI Americas Conference 2018

RI Americas Conference 2018

Manifest was pleased to participate on two panels at the recent Responsible Investor Americas 2018 in New York. Laura Zizzo moderated a panel on the alignment with the TCFD recommendations for both companies and investors while Joy Williams participated on the plenary panel on climate change divest/invest debate.  On Laura’s panel, both companies and investors arrived at […]

Why Climate-Related Due Diligence is Essential

Why Climate-Related Due Diligence is Essential Why Climate-Related Due Diligence is Essential

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. The IPCC report was unambiguous about the existential threat posed by rising temperatures, but after taking a few deep breaths, it is clear that the report also contains reasons for […]

Finance Solutions for Climate Action Needed

Finance Solutions for Climate Action Needed

One of the main obstacles to meaningful climate action is adequate capital backing. While government policies and incentives are crucial to drive climate initiatives, solutions require support from a broader stakeholder group. The financial sector has been called out as a crucial participant in solving the global climate crisis.  Pension funds, banks, insurance companies and investment management […]

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 […]

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