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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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Report on the financial risk of climate change in a transition to a low-carbon world
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Mantle314’s research paper for the University of British Columbia (UBC) highlights for investors how climate change science and risks translate into financial impacts. This report looks specifically at the energy sector, which contains the most high-risk companies because of their significant contribution to global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from their ongoing production of fossil fuel…

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Federal LEEFF program ties in climate – what you need to get started on disclosing your climate risk and opportunity
Federal LEEFF program ties in climate – what you need to get started on disclosing your climate risk and opportunity 1024 683 Mantle314

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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Mantle314 welcomes Jeremy Greven as President and introduces Manifest
Mantle314 welcomes Jeremy Greven as President and introduces Manifest 1000 562 Mantle314

Message from our CEO Now, more than ever, innovative technology is needed to solve global challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic and the ongoing climate emergency. Mantle314 exists to help organizations understand and manage climate risk and opportunity and we need to scale to have a greater impact. To support this vision, I’m thrilled to…

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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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Updated guidance helps limited partners implement responsible investing
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Responsible investing is on the rise, however, investors face continuing challenges, including misconceptions, to implement responsible investing in private equity. A recently updated Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) guide designed for limited partners – from venture capitalists to secondary investors – aims to address these challenges. Responsible investing is growing because of greater industry awareness and understanding of core environmental,…

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The COVID-19 crisis is expected to knock some $4 trillion from the global economy. The climate crisis, under current pledges to cut carbon emissions, could cut $600 trillion from the global economy by 2100. The economic cost of climate change is equivalent to 1.8x covid-like contractions each year for 80 years.
Climate change total costs comparable to twice the COVID-economic hit each year until 2100: new paper
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As the world grapples with the social and economic fallout from the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, evolving projections point to significant economic losses. The crisis may wipe out between $2-4 trillion from the global economy, possibly more if the crisis is not contained, the Asian Development Bank said. This is a devastating loss. In the…

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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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Green Stimulus: Support the economy, boost local jobs and cut carbon with upfront carbon caps on infrastructure projects
Green Stimulus: Support the economy, boost local jobs and cut carbon with upfront carbon caps on infrastructure projects 1024 602 Mantle314

With the economy severely battered by the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, the government of Canada is taking unprecedented action to support Canadian workers and businesses. As was the case after the 2008 financial crisis, the government will likely look towards infrastructure spending to fund shovel-ready projects. To jump-start the economy, support Canadian workers (without running afoul…

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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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