Climate-Related Disclosures and Legal Risks in the Context of Climate Change Adaptation

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September 18, 2018

Presented by:

  • Joanna Kyriazis (Zizzo Strategy)
  • Sarah Keyes (Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada)
  • Dr. Janis Sarra (University of British Columbia)

The focus of this webinar was on climate related disclosures and legal risks. Speakers discussed some observed and projected climate change trends in Canada, initiatives such as the Financial Stability Board Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures, as well as developments in knowledge regarding physical and transition risks related to climate change and how these risks may impact corporations. This webinar consisted of three presentations:

  • Exploring Risks and Opportunities in a Changing Climate
  • Climate Change Disclosure Enhancing Organizational Transparency
  • Fiduciary Obligations in Business and Investment: Implications of Climate Change