Climate Action

Laura’s Globe op-ed on the need for executive compensation to reflect climate governance
Laura’s Globe op-ed on the need for executive compensation to reflect climate governance 600 392 Mantle

In Today’s Report on Business of The Globe and Mail, Laura Zizzo’s featured op-ed “Executive compensation must be recalibrated to include climate-related governance” argues it’s high time for climate goals and governance to be reflected in executive compensation. Action on climate makes good business sense and is being demanded by regulators and other stakeholders. What…

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Bringing Climate into Focus through the Climate Lens
Bringing Climate into Focus through the Climate Lens 600 392 Mantle

Funding opportunities from Infrastructure Canada require projects to understand their climate change risks, resilience strategies, and GHG emissions. Over the next 12 years, Infrastructure Canada (INFC) expects to fund more than $180 million in projects. $33 billion of the funding will be available for projects through the Investing in Canada Infrastructure Program (ICIP), as indicated…

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Litigation will force better management and disclosure of climate-related risk
Litigation will force better management and disclosure of climate-related risk 600 392 Mantle

A Quebec group is suing Canada’s federal government for violating the rights of young people by failing to tackle climate change.  In Juliana v. US, a lawsuit filed by young people against the US government for failing to limit the effects of climate change.  Crab fishermen are suing 30 oil firms over climate change.  Climate-related…

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Summer of Extreme Weather Confirms the Need for Climate Action, Canadian Private Sector Responds
Summer of Extreme Weather Confirms the Need for Climate Action, Canadian Private Sector Responds 600 400 Mantle

Extreme weather events in Canada are intensifying, highlighting the financial and social cost of climate change. After a summer of heat waves, flooding and wildfires across the country, it is becoming increasingly clear that climate impacts are real and imminent. We need to do more – both in terms of preparing for these impacts, but…

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