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GRI celebrates National Indigenous History Month

June is National Indigenous History Month – GRI celebrates and recognizes the many contributions of our Indigenous community and honours the diverse cultures and traditions of our First Nations, Métis, and Inuit peoples.    

GRI celebrates Pride Month

GRI stands in #pride with members of our LGBTQ2S+ community. As an ally, we celebrate and appreciate their lived experiences and resiliencies and support the creation of spaces and services that are inclusive, equitable and safe.  

Sonia Baxendale named to new IRC Committee on standard setting

  GRI President and CEO, Sonia Baxendale has been named to a new Independent Review Committee on Standard Setting in Canada. Established by the Accounting Standards Oversight Council (AcSOC) and the Auditing and Assurance Standards Oversight Council (AASOC), this Committee will make recommendations to ensure Canadian standard setting will continue to be independent and internationally… View Article

GRI celebrates Earth Day all week long

GRI is marking Earth Day 2021 every day this week by sharing some of the recent research we’ve published and events we’ve hosted that support Sustainable Finance and Climate Risk. Watch for a new update every day this week:     April 19 Today marks the start of Earth Week. Read GRI’s Sustainable Finance and… View Article

Summary of federal budget proposals related to addressing climate risk

The Canadian federal budget outlined more than $17 billion to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across the economy and help drive a green economic recovery from the pandemic-induced slowdown in a mix of spending and tax relief: $5 billion to the Net Zero Accelerator fund that helps large-emitting companies from sectors such as cement and steel to… View Article