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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Climate Disclosure is Up Across Sectors, but Additional Progress Urgently Required

A growing number of climate disclosures are identifying more extensive climate-related risks, but also revealing the opportunities may greatly outweigh the costs for many organizations….

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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…

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Expensive and Now Frequent Once-a-Century Floods Shifting Conversation

As parts of Ontario, Quebec, and New Brunswick suffer from historic floods after recently cleaning up from once-in-a-century floods, political leaders are no longer taking the…

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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…

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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…