Disclosure of Climate-related Financial Information: Time for Canada to Act

Policy Brief No. 119

November 2, 2017

In Canada, disclosure of financial information related to climate change remains fragmented and inadequate. The existing weak disclosure regime does not match Canada’s international efforts in promoting its image as a world leader in the fight against climate change. This policy brief argues for strong implementation of the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures and provides Canadian policy makers and private actors with a plan on how to integrate climate change into existing risk management and disclosure practices.

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