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Drive for Increased Climate-related Financial Disclosures Continues

Companies can no longer hide their climate risk. The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is helping to standardize the approach to reporting on climate-related risks and opportunities,…

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CSA to Review Climate-Related Disclosure and Reporting Requirements

MARCH 21, 2017 – The Canadian Securities Administrators announced their intention to review the climate-related disclosures prepared by large reporting issuers listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange….

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London Stock Exchange Joins Call for Greater Disclosure of Climate Risks

The London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG) recently published a guidance document, adding its voice to the choir declaring the importance of issuers integrating climate change-related information into…

Building Climate Competency in Corporate Boardrooms

Building Climate Competency in Corporate Boardrooms

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…

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Climate Risks Rank Prominently in WEF’s Global Risks Report

The latest Global Risks Report highlights climate-related concerns as some of the more notable risks for 2017. In the 12th edition of the Global Risks Report,…

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TCFD Releases Phase 2 Report and Recommendations

Today, FSB’s Task Force on Climate Financial Disclosure (TFCD) released its Phase II report with recommendations for climate-related voluntary disclosures within mainstream financial reporting. The TFCD states…

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Financial Services Sector Uniquely Placed to Address Climate Risk

Industry leaders continue to urge companies to integrate climate change into business strategies, financial disclosures and risk management processes. Mark Carney opted to focus on…

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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…

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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…

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Manifest Named a Founding Advisory Partner of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board

On March 28, 2016, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) announced the launch of its Advisory Partner Program to support corporate and investor application of sustainability disclosure standards…