• Canadian regulator demands financial institutions report in line with ISSB this year

    21 March 2024

    Canada's largest banks and insurers must disclose how they are implementing a climate transition plan and conducting climate scenario analysis, under rules that have been updated to align with International Sustainability Board (ISSB) standards.

  • Canada's banks are 'obstructing' net zero goals and progresses, InfluenceMap finds

    06 March 2024
  • Canada's six largest banks join Net-Zero Banking Alliance

    19 October 2021

    Six of Canada's largest banks have joined the global Net-Zero Banking Alliance...

  • CIBC, NatWest, Itaú and NAB to launch voluntary carbon market

    09 July 2021
  • Green bonds round-up, 12 September 2018

    12 September 2018

    Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD) has returned to the green bond market with a €500 million ($578 million) issue to finance a mix of projects that help mitigate or adapt to climate change.

  • Banks making progress on combating climate change

    17 January 2017

    Banks have made considerable progress in addressing climate risks and opportunities in their business practices to align with a 2°C global warming target, but it is still not enough, according to a new report.

  • S&P expands low-carbon indexes with three Canadian additions

    03 November 2015

    S&P Dow Jones Indices has partnered with the Toronto Stock Exchange to launch three climate change indexes for Canada.

  • Apex Clean Energy announces $397m loan and sale of major wind project

    01 April 2015

    US renewable energy firm Apex Clean Energy has secured a $397 million loan to finance the construction of its 299MW Kay Wind project in Oklahoma. Simultaneously, Apex announced that it had agreed to sell the facility, on completion, to Southern Power for an undisclosed sum.