The Ontario Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce has come back with 70 final recommendations and on the whole, the push for improved ESG disclosure is a positive one despite not mandating additional relevant environmental and social disclosures put forward by SHARE and others.
Globe and Mail – The dearth of women in Canada’s C-suites has been a concern for decades, and yet few companies are willing to do anything about it – even when evidence shows female leadership is good for the bottom line. Now, the pandemic is threatening to undo even meagre progress.
Shareholder proposals are a means for investors to engage not only with corporate management, but with other shareholders, raising suggestions and concerns that are relevant to the long term success of the corporation, and subjecting them to a vote by shareholders to demonstrate their importance.
Canadian banks have generally lagged behind their international counterparts on climate-related commitments, but TD bank took a significant step forward with the release of its 2020 Climate Action Plan.
Canadian HR Reporter – Support staff at commercial buildings have been looking after Canadians since the pandemic began but their health and safety is not being adequately protected, according to a report
How can foundations effectively navigate investment products to uncover the underlying investment practices and the degree to which they align with their organizations’ missions?