ESG and good corporate governance

I'm delighted to announce that I successfully completed a six month intensive course in good corporate governance, focussing on environmental, social and governance aspects of being a corporate director.

This was a ground-breaking, professional development program for directors on how to identify, articulate, and confidently act upon the most material environmental, social and governance aspects of a business. The program covers ESG, Climate, Diversity & Inclusion, Human Rights, SDGs, Supply Chain, Anti Corruption, Transparency, Data Use, Cybersecurity, Tax, Investment, Pay, Engagement & Disclosure, and is supported by 80 global board chairs, board members, executives, investors and experts

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Indigenous voices in climate action

Dear friends, Ambassador Rosemary McCarney and I are continuing our climate action series at Massey College. If you haven't heard it yet, don't miss the discussion of human and planetary health that took place September 23rd. The next scintillating conversation...

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Electric vehicle charging takes off in the Bruce Peninsula

Want to read an inspiring Ontario case study of how a small NGO swiftly transformed electric vehicle charging in a thinly populated rural and tourist area? Warmest congratulations to the Bruce Peninsula Biosphere Association for making electric vehicle charging widely...

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More evidence that Alberta’s oil industry is not “ethical”

Alberta claims to have an ethical oil industry. An ethical industry would pay its way and clean up its own mess. This is called the Polluter Pay principle and it’s fundamental to Canadian environmental law. Unfortunately, that’s not what’s happening...

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Climate litigation: Exciting victories

"Gradually, then suddenly". After many years of hard work, climate litigation is racking up unprecedented victories around the world. Both companies (Shell) and governments (Belgium, France, Germany, etc.) have been found to be negligent and in breach of human rights...

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Indigenous climate action and moose

I was delighted to listen to the most recent episode of the Indigenous Climate Action pod, called "In the Know - Respect the Moose". This episode focusses on the animals' long-term relationship with indigenous peoples across Canada, and how that...

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