Attention, ESG investors: Canada’s biggest carbon-emitting public companies Jan 24th

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Top financial innovations of the last 25 years Feb 29th

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The effects of climate change are a risk to Canadians and the Canadian economy in more ways than one. There are the direct issues, like fires, floods and storms, increasing in both frequency and intensity (plus threatening lives and homes, and raising home insurance premiums, too). There are financial and economic risks as well. Not only will businesses have to account for more and more weather-related challenges—think shipping delays and shortages of products and raw materials—but they face huge potential costs in dragging their feet in the transition to net-zero.

That has implications for all of us. As the Bank of Canada puts it, “whatever path is chosen, delaying action heightens the risks to the financial sector and to the entire economy.” But thanks to a new report, Canadian investors now have greater insight into which companies are lagging.

Climate Engagement Canada introduces Net Zero Benchmark assessments

To help both individual and institutional investors in Canada make informed investment decisions, multiple industry initiatives are working to create and improve reporting on how companies approach climate and other ESG (environmental, social and governance) issues…

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