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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

GRI’s CEO, Sonia Baxendale is in the News

GRI’s CEO, Sonia Baxendale is in the news today with an opinion piece speaking on GRI’s recent publication We Are on the Bell Lap: Top 5 Takeaways from the IPCC’s New Climate Science Report. Managing climate risk will be rewarded with better economic outcomes was published in today’s Global and Mail.  You can read the full… View Article

Five Key Takeaways from IPCC’s New Climate Science Report GRI report says now is the time for financial sector firms to prepare for a low carbon future

 Toronto, August 11, 2021 – The financial sector should move quickly to seize opportunities opening up to finance the economy of a greener tomorrow, the Global Risk Institute says in response to the report Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis, published August 9 by the United Nations working group Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change… View Article