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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?
Your investment manager is a PRI signatory, but do they understand climate change? 1024 683 Mantle314

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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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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New EU taxonomy aims for a rapid increase in sustainable investing
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Investor demand for sustainable investments is growing, but the exact definition of sustainable has traditionally relied on self-reporting or industry standards, creating confusion and a lack of traceability for investors. The new European Union taxonomy, released in early March, aims to assist investors and companies by providing a common language for sustainable activities. By providing…

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How to manage your company’s climate risks and harness opportunities
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Over the next 20 years, we will experience receding ice cover, heatwaves, rising sea levels, wildfires, storm surges and other extreme weather events. These climate impacts could cause significant losses, damage, or disruptions to our food systems, drinking water, infrastructure, and the energy systems that fuel our modern lives. They may also disturb our forests and ecosystems,…

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August 21, 2019 San Francisco / CA / USA - iShares by BlackRock headquarters in SOMA district; iShares is a family of ETFs managed by BlackRock is an American global investment management corporation
BlackRock’s climate warning needs to match their climate actions
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BlackRock CEO Larry Fink’s latest annual letter to CEOs “A Fundamental Reshaping of Finance” immediately made waves in the financial community and the media because of its urgent call for all companies to recognize and account for the risks of climate change. The letter said the failure to account for these risks would put billions…

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Investing in a climate-changed economy
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The climate is changing, bringing risks to businesses. Companies are beginning to move beyond thinking of climate as a corporate social responsibility or a regulatory concern. Firms are starting to develop plans to manage climate risk and harness climate opportunities. There is a growing pool of sustainable finance capital being invested in companies that have…

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