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.
Canada’s Indigenous project developers are suddenly finding themselves ahead of the curve globally as their decades-long insistence on strict environmental and social guidelines for project advancement is now seen as aligning with the fast-rising ESG movement.
Two years ago, researchers at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business started collecting data to determine the real social and environmental credentials of companies in the S&P 500.
Canadian lenders and borrowers are increasingly turning to sustainable-linked loans ahead of potential regulations from the banking supervisor to deal with climate change.
Lessons from a new e-learning course on navigating Canada’s oil and gas regulatory process can be applied to all dealings with regulatory frameworks within North America.
Investors and regulators are upping the ante on environmental, social, and governance (“ESG”) disclosure, especially regarding climate change.
Sustainability-linked loans, a type of financing subject to a borrower’s compliance with environmental or socially responsible standards, is set for a boost in Canada.
As the global economy stirs from its pandemic slumber, the rise of environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is quickly becoming an action item for organizations across sectors.