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Sustainable Classification System (Green Taxonomy)
Sustainable Classification System (Green Taxonomy) 1000 653 Mantle

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
Climate Change Series: Building and Construction Industry 1000 653 Mantle

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
To the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance 1024 669 Mantle

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 Zizzo Strategy) 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…

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COP24 Katowice feature
COP 24 shows steady and significant movement towards a transition
COP 24 shows steady and significant movement towards a transition 600 392 Mantle

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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Joy Williams RI
RI Americas Conference 2018
RI Americas Conference 2018 600 392 Mantle

Zizzo Strategy 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…

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