ESG


First Nation calls on B.C. to respect, follow court ruling on industrial developments

Friday, July 9, 2021, 6:02 AM MDT

The British Columbia government is being urged not to appeal a landmark court ruling halting new industrial development that doesn't…

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Private equity follows the money—and the money is ditching fossil fuels

Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 6:32 AM MDT

The buyout industry has long been a major backer of fossil-fuel deals. Now it’s rolling out new green asset funds…

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Telus, Enbridge greenium boosts sustainability-linked bonds

Friday, July 2, 2021, 6:20 AM MDT

Sales of sustainability-linked bonds out of Canada are poised to take off after two first-time issuers showed companies can tap…

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Emboldened ESG activists savour next round of boardroom showdowns

Wednesday, June 30, 2021, 6:36 AM MDT

Mention Engine No. 1’s victory over Exxon Mobil Corp. last month to the socially conscious investing crowd and they’ll rattle off a wish list…

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Shedding some light on the murky world of ESG metrics

Wednesday, June 16, 2021, 6:36 AM MDT

Two years ago, researchers at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business started collecting data to determine the real…

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Geosciences: The case for early, effective communication to drive change

Monday, June 14, 2021, 6:50 AM MDT

Geoscientist Haydon Mort is hoping to inspire geoscientists to connect with the public in a way that sparks interest in…

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Judge blocks drilling plans in 2 states, citing bird habitat

Friday, June 11, 2021, 6:36 AM MDT

A judge has halted plans for oil and gas drilling on vast areas of Wyoming and Montana, citing concerns about a sagebrush-dwelling bird. The…

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Biodiversity disclosures set to become part of company reporting

Wednesday, June 9, 2021, 6:50 AM MDT

A global initiative aimed at measuring the impact that financial institutions and corporations are having on the natural world, which received an endorsement from French…

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Energy chief cites risk of cyberattacks crippling power grid

Monday, June 7, 2021, 6:20 AM MDT

Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm on Sunday called for more public-private cooperation on cyber defenses and said U.S. adversaries already are capable…

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Exxon activist expands boardroom presence with third seat

Friday, June 4, 2021, 6:33 AM MDT

Exxon Mobil Corp. activist investor Engine No. 1 expanded its presence on the oil giant’s board to three seats, according…

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Top 5 trends in ESG reporting

Wednesday, June 2, 2021, 6:10 AM MDT

Environment, social, governance (ESG) reports are not entirely new. Large companies have been reporting on their environmental and social impacts for…

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Chevron investors back climate proposal in rebuke to C-suite

Thursday, May 27, 2021, 7:17 AM MDT

Chevron Corporation shareholders voted for a proposal to reduce emissions from the company’s customers, the latest sign that oil titans…

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