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Changes Coming To Canada’s Financial Reporting And Assurance Standards

Independent review of financial and sustainability reporting and assurance standard setting continues with release of consultation paper TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2021 /CNW/ – Today the Independent Review Committee on Standard Setting in Canada released its Consultation Paper. The paper outlines key matters the committee suggests should be considered to keep Canada’s financial reporting and assurance… View Article

COP 26 Outcomes That Are Shaping The Future Of Sustainable Finance

November 18, 2021 – Nearly 200 nations concluded their annual climate change negotiations at the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP 26) meeting in Glasgow recently, where the aim was to commit to further and faster greenhouse gas emissions reductions so as to limit temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Despite a… View Article

What an International Sustainability Standards Board means for Canada

  TORONTO November 9, 2021 /CNW/ – The need for a Canadian Sustainability Standards Board is clearer than ever, says Edward J. Waitzer, Chair of the Independent Review Committee on Standard Setting in Canada. “Growing demand for disclosing sustainability information has led to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) reporting initiatives worldwide,” Waitzer notes. “This is… View Article

An Economic Recovery Fueled by Growth: Key Takeaways from 2021 Ontario Fall Economic Statement

November 5, 2021 – Ontario’s Minister of Finance Peter Bethlenfalvy presented Ontario’s Fall Economic Statement on Thursday, November 4th 2021. The statement lays out the provincial government’s spending priorities for the coming years and is developed around the following three themes: Protecting Our Progress Building Ontario Working for Workers Under the theme of “Protecting Our Progress”,… View Article

2021 Q3 Credit Outlook Survey-IACPM News Release

Latest IACPM Credit Outlook Survey Forecasts Worsening Credit Conditions ; Survey Also Shows Markets Have Ample Liquidity and Corporate Treasurers Have Ready Access to it New York, NY – Survey respondents to the latest IACPM Credit Outlook Sur-vey are modestly less optimistic about future credit conditions in the face of continuing covid-19 challenges and the… View Article