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Canadian Securities Administrators to Review Climate-Related Disclosure and Reporting Requirements
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  MARCH 21, 2017 – The Canadian Securities Administrators announced their intention to review the climate-related disclosures prepared by large reporting issuers listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. The three key components of this project include: Review of international disclosure requirements and voluntary frameworks. The increased scrutiny placed on climate-related disclosure has lead to the…

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Climate Risks Rank Prominently in WEF’s Global Risks Report 2017
Climate Risks Rank Prominently in WEF’s Global Risks Report 2017 1024 620 Mantle

The latest Global Risks Report highlights climate-related concerns as some of the more notable risks for 2017. In the 12th edition of the Global Risks Report, the World Economic Forum stated that risks from the environment category, including extreme weather events, failure of climate change mitigation and adaptation and natural disasters are “more prominent than…

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Task Force on Climate-Related Disclosures Releases Phase II Report and Recommendations
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Today, FSB’s Task Force on Climate Financial Disclosure (TFCD) released its Phase II report with recommendations for climate-related voluntary disclosures within mainstream financial reporting. The TFCD states clearly that climate change is “one of the most significant, and perhaps most misunderstood, risks that organizations face today” and that “the long-term nature of the problem makes…

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Momentum for climate disclosure continues as investors push Exxon and Chevron
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Major Canadian institutional investors including the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Bank of Montreal’s Global Asset Management group and the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan have announced support for shareholders’ resolutions urging Exxon Mobil Corp. and Chevron Corp. to “stress test” their operations against a climate-adjusted future. While Exxon and Chevron both conduct their own analysis…

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Mantle Named a Founding Advisory Partner of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board
Mantle Named a Founding Advisory Partner of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board 1000 600 Mantle

On March 28, 2016, the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) announced the launch of its Advisory Partner Program to support corporate and investor application of sustainability disclosure standards and guidance. We are proud to have been selected as one of the ten founding Advisory Partners and the only Canadian firm certified to support the application…

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Ontario Proposes New Mandatory Energy & Water Reporting for Large Buildings
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On February 25th, Ontario’s Ministry of Energy released a proposed regulatory amendment to the Green Energy Act, which would require mandatory province-wide energy and water reporting for large buildings. In 2013, buildings were responsible for 19% of Ontario’s total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.[1] Mandatory tracking and reporting of energy use is seen as a key…

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