The Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has been a key focus for SHARE this fall. The pipeline project in North Dakota was originally provided permits by the US Army Corps of Engineers in July 2016. However, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe claims the DAPL was approved without adequate consultation…
Despite growing attention to the physical, financial and regulatory impacts of global climate change, a new report from the Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE) finds that companies in Canada’s most carbon-intensive sectors are not demonstrating “climate competency” in the boardroom.
Benefits Canada article features SHARE’s report on “climate competency” in boardroom and the changing regulatory landscape on carbon emissions in Canada.READ FULL ARTICLE
Investment Executive covers SHARE’s report on the need for “climate competency” in the boardroom – that they understand and prioritize climate change risks to long-term value.READ FULL ARTICLE
This op-ed penned by SHARE’s Laura Gosset, Engagement Analyst, discusses the changing landscape of Canada’s regulatory environment on carbon emissions and the need for “climate-competent” boards of directors.
CTV News article reporting on SHARE’s research findings that Canadian companies with the greatest carbon footprint (oil and gas producers, utilities companies) are not reporting on ‘climate competency’ in the boardrooms.
ARIA (Alliance for Retirement Income Adequacy) article on institutional investors’ role in mitigating climate change via the companies they invest in, and shifting corporate climate towards a low-carbon future. SHARE’s annual Pension Forums discuss the role of institutional investors like Canadian Pension Funds in addressing climate change through responsible investing practices.
Canadian retailer Loblaw Companies Ltd has taken an important step this week by announcing a climate action strategy and target to…
Financial Post article addressing risk for oil companies in light of climate change policies, and how that risk is communicated to stakeholders. SHARE’s Kevin Thomas confirms that oil companies will need to re-think disclosure to investors around climate change issues.