On October 18, 2021, the Canadian Securities Administrators published for comment Proposed National Instrument 51‑107 ‑ Disclosure of Climate‑Related Matters and its companion policy.
An empirical scenario analysis undertaken by international ratings agency S&P Global has indicated that the reinsurance industry could be underestimating its exposure to climate risk by 33-50%.
The materials that we use to shape the built environment are largely human produced—and it can be easy to forget that all the ingredients that go into those materials come from the earth.
It aims for its sustainable solutions portfolio to comprise 70% of the group's net profit by 2025, up from around 40% in 2020.
Newly-published professional practice guidelines from the provincial regulator aim to ensure that British Columbia’s engineering and geoscience professionals are considering natural asset management in their planning and decision-making processes...
Many observers predicted that the 2021 federal election would be about the environment and, more specifically, about climate change action.
When Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met with Swedish environmental activist Greta Thunberg in Montréal two years ago, he promised to plant two billion trees by 2030 to help Canada meet its...
The shift to hybrid work has the potential to have a huge impact on the battle against climate change — if the real estate industry can change its idea about the best way to make a profit, and corporate occupiers change their view on what constitutes an environmentally friendly building.
As with many other sectors, ESG considerations are becoming imperative to the construction and development industry, and this focus on various aspects of health and sustainability has only been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic and major climate events.
The estimated $78 million in insured property damage from the wildfire that devastated the community of Lytton, B.C., in June is a fraction of the rising costs of disasters fueled by climate change, the Insurance Bureau of Canada says.
Bill Gates has pledged $1.5 billion over three years for climate change partnerships with the Department of Energy, through his climate investment fund Breakthrough Energy.
Recommendations have been released for Moving Forward on the National Infrastructure Assessment, which summarizes consultation findings to inform the National Infrastructure Assessment.
On June 28, 2021, the Minister of the Environment and the Fight against Climate Change announced in a press release the adoption of the Regulation respecting the traceability of excavated contaminated soils, which was subsequently published in the Gazette officielle du Québec on July 7.
The scarcity of women in the environment sector and working in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) positions is an ongoing concern.
Canada's climate is changing, bringing new risks for its roads, buildings, water pipes, ports, and transmission lines.
Canadian lenders and borrowers are increasingly turning to sustainable-linked loans ahead of potential regulations from the banking supervisor to deal with climate change.
Investors and regulators are upping the ante on environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) disclosure, especially regarding climate change.
An update to the Mining Association of Canada’s standard changes how companies should tackle risks and opportunities from climate change.
Brownfield regeneration poses unique challenges to cities around the world; climate change and sea-level rise (SLR) make the regeneration of waterfront sites increasingly complex.