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The work of the NY Common Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel (Part 4)
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By Joy-Therése Williams & Alicia Seiger Originally published on Responsible Investor In the final of a series of four articles, Joy Williams and Alicia Seiger of the New York State Common Retirement Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel take a deeper look at the work of the expert panel. Click here for the first, second and third in the series.  The final…

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The work of the NY Common Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel (Part 3)
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By Joy-Therése Williams & Alicia Seiger Originally published on Responsible Investor In the third of a series of four articles, Joy Williams and Alicia Seiger of the New York State Common Retirement Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel take a deeper look at the work of the expert panel. Click here for the first and second articles.  The final consensus report…

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The work of the NY Common Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel (Part 2)
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By Joy-Therése Williams & Alicia Seiger Originally published on Responsible Investor In the second of a series of four articles, Joy-Therése Williams and Alicia Seiger of the New York State Common Retirement Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel take a deeper look at the work of the expert panel. The first article is available here. This article is…

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The work of the NY Common Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel (Part 1)
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By Joy-Therése Williams & Alicia Seiger Originally published on Responsible Investor In the first of a series of four articles, Joy-Therése Williams and Alicia Seiger of the New York State Common Retirement Fund’s Decarbonization Advisory Panel present an overview of the panel’s work. Further articles will look at first steps and minimum standards while the…

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Sustainable Classification System (Green Taxonomy)
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A Canadian-Specific Standard is Needed Today, the term sustainable finance refers mainly to public and private funds earmarked to support a transition to a low carbon and resilient economy. This consists of funding activities that will help the current economies mitigate climate change and adapt to a new climate reality in the near- and long-term…

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Climate Change Series: Building and Construction Industry
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In this third edition of our blog series on the implication of climate change for various sectors, we will be exploring the issues as they relate to the building and construction industry. As with our previous installments on the financial sector and power utilities, we will dive into the key impacts and translate them into decision-useful considerations. We…

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To the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance
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Looking ahead for the long-term The work by the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance was a welcome initiative by the federal government. Mantle (formerly Mantle) hopes that this initiative will be successful in transitioning Canada’s economy to one that is based on less carbon intensive assets and is more resilient to the impacts of climate…

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COP24 Katowice feature
COP 24 shows steady and significant movement towards a transition
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Image Credit: PBS.org Cutting through the murky details of treaty text and international negotiations, we offer our thoughts on what those maneuverings will mean for business in 2019. It was a marathon when people are hoping for a sprint. Poland played host to over 22,000 people at the annual UN conference on climate change this…

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RI Americas Conference 2018
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Mantle was pleased to participate on two panels at the recent RI 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…

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