Tuesday, March 19, 2019

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Canadian Organizations At High Risk of Cybersecurity and Privacy Attacks

A whopping 85 per cent of Canadian organizations are investing in emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and the Internet of Things...

Report on Climate Change Impacts to Financial Risk Assessment

A new report from the UN Environment Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) working group, a collaboration among sixteen international financial institutions, proposes a methodology to...

Sustainable Finance Expert Panel for Climate Change Disclosure

The federal government has announced that it will create a Sustainable Finance Expert Panel to consult with Canada's business leaders, including insurers, on opportunities related to...

Investors Issue Declaration Related to Disclosure of Climate Risks

Thirty Canadian and international institutional investors and pension funds representing approximately CAD $1.2 trillion of assets under management have issued a joint Declaration of Institutional Investors on Climate-Related Financial...

Lead Pipe Replacement Work Begins in Saskatoon

On Friday, Saskatoon began water infrastructure upgrades worth a total of $43.3 million as part of the 2017 Water Main, Sanitary Lining and Lead...

OMERS & Kuwaiti Consortium Purchase Stake in Thames Water

Borealis Infrastructure, the infrastructure investment manager for OMERS, which is the pension plan for Ontario’s municipal employees, has formed a consortium with a Kuwaiti...

Risk Reduction Summit Tackles Regional Climate Change Preparedness

The Fifth Regional Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction in the Americas (RP17) concluded this week, which focused on regional policies for preventing natural and...

Extreme Weather and Sea Level Change Increase Threefold

Organizations representing the actuarial profession in Canada and the United States launched the Actuaries Climate Index (ACI), which has found that incidents of extreme...

Isle Utilities’ New Business Model for Risk Reduction and Innovation

For many reasons, town councils, plant operators, and regulators are nervous about making changes in the way they run their water treatment operation. Change...

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