CBSR Webinar - Climate Change: A Canadian Legal Perspective, December 14, 2010

Dec 7, 2010 12:12 PM ET

(3BLMedia/theCSRfeed) December 7, 2010 - Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) presents webinar on Climate Change on December 14, 2010

Discover the business risks and opportunities of current and future climate regulations.

Many regions of Canada are moving forward on tightening greenhouse gas emission disclosure requirements. There is, however, some uncertainty regarding the political climate change agenda. Energy policies and a variety of incentives are being developed by federal and provincial governments that pose both risks and opportunties to businesses from all sectors.   Join this webinar to learn more about the Canadian Securities Administrators recent environmental reporting guidance, the benefits of being proactive on reporting and disclosing emissions and ideas for companies who are unsure about their greenhouse gas risks.   Participants will:
  • Review recently enacted Canadian energy conservation and renewable energy acts 

  • Learn about new GHG disclosure developments and obligations under legal frameworks

  • Learn about Ontario Securities Commission and US Securities Exchange Commission guidance regarding environmental and climate change disclosure

  • Learn about industry-wide business risks and opportunities stemming from the regulatory climate and benefits of early action

  • Gain sector-wide recommendations on addressing risks and capitalizing on opportunities in a climate change context 

Presenters include:   Laura Zizzo, Zizzo Allan Climate Law LLP Travis Allan, Zizzo Allan Climate Law LLP 
Agnieszka Rum, CSR Advisor, Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR)   CSR practitioners and environmental managers will benefit from this webinar.
The webinar is free for CBSR Members, non-members may join for $75   Learn more and register here    About Canadian Business for Social Responsibility CBSR is a non-profit CSR consultancy and peer-to-peer learning organization working with companies across Canada to improve their social, environmental and economic performance. Vancouver                           Calgary                        Toronto
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