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Answering your questions about TCFD and climate disclosure
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Looking to have your reporting aligned with the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework? Not sure what to include in your climate disclosure? Recently, we held a webinar addressing these pressing topics and want to share with you our answers to the most popular questions that came up. Q: TCFD Drivers: There are…

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Beyond PRI: How to Identify climate leaders - image of hang sliding a puzzle piece into place
Your investment manager is a PRI signatory, but do they understand climate change?
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If asset owners want to ensure their investments are climate resilient, having managers who are Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) signatories is a good start but it’s not enough. Forward-looking asset owners are doing more on climate change—here’s how you can identify the climate leaders. The PRI is the leading organization advocating for responsible investment.…

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Canadian climate disclosures improving but consistency gaps remain: report
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Climate-related financial disclosures by some of Canada’s largest companies are improving, but more work is required to boost the quality of disclosures and to align with industry best practices, according to a report Mantle314 conducted for the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. In 2019, CPA Canada commissioned Mantle314 to conduct a study of the climate-related…

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Climate transition increasing risks for unprepared investors
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The COVID-19 crisis is reinforcing for companies and investors the importance of preparing for global systemic risks. While it is difficult to foresee a global pandemic, investors should not be surprised when the well-documented risks of the global climate crisis impact their investment portfolios. In a recently published Mantle314 research paper for the University of…

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Federal LEEFF program ties in climate – what you need to get started on disclosing your climate risk and opportunity
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We’ve put together some tips for businesses looking to commit to publishing climate-related financial disclosure reports as part of a new federal COVID-19 economic stimulus program providing bridge loans to big businesses. The Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) program will “provide bridge financing to Canada’s largest employers, whose needs during the pandemic are not…

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Mantle314 welcomes Jeremy Greven as President and introduces Manifest
Mantle314 welcomes Jeremy Greven as President and introduces Manifest 1000 562 Mantle314

Message from our CEO Now, more than ever, innovative technology is needed to solve global challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing climate emergency. Mantle314 exists to help organizations understand and manage climate risk and opportunity and we need to scale to have a greater impact. To support this vision, I’m thrilled to…

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Top three misconceptions about preparing climate disclosures aligned with TCFD
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One of the services Mantle314 provides is helping companies prepare climate disclosures aligned with the recommendations from the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The TCFD recommendations provide companies with a framework to discuss their climate risks and opportunities under four themes: governance, strategy, risk management, and metrics and targets. Since the June 2017…

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Sea-level rising: the accelerating wave
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Sea level rise is occurring faster than expected, impacting millions in the coming decades and potentially locking in irreversible changes for centuries to come, says the latest UN climate report. While there is uncertainty in the number of people impacted and how quickly these impacts will be felt, new science reveals that current projections for…

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Reports on climate impacts and adaptation a call for courageous financial interventions to bolster resiliency
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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 in the reports, there is opportunity for forward-thinking businesses who plan for the impacts and leverage the opportunities in the short-term. Longer term projections are uncertain, but they point to…

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Businesses will miss opportunities waiting for government action on sustainable finance
Businesses will miss opportunities waiting for government action on sustainable finance 1024 724 Mantle314

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 and more resilient economy. We at Mantle welcome the report and appreciate the hard work the four volunteer members of the panel did in just over a year. The…

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