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Implementing Forced and Child Labour Due Diligence, A Guide for TSX and TSXV Issuers

How to conduct due diligence of your operations and supply chains for forced and child labour.

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OSFI Continues Building Climate Resilience

Today, the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) released updates to Guideline B-15: Climate Risk Management. The updates ensure that the expectations for federally regulated financial institutions (FRFIs) in the Guideline’s Annex 2-2 align with the International Sustainability Standards Board’s final IFRS S2 Climate-related Disclosures standard. This streamlines climate disclosures and promotes transparency of climate-related risks.

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Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains (Bill S-211): Updated Guidance from the Minister

On January 1, 2024, the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act (the Act) officially came into force. On March 7, 2024, the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (the Minister) published updated guidance (the Updated Guidance) to revise the original guidance (the Guidance) issued in December 2023.

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Public Safety Canada Issues Updated Guidance on the Application of the Supply Chains Act and its Reporting Requirements

Three months after the initial release of guidance (the Guidance) from Public Safety Canada (PSC), the PSC has released updated guidance (the Updated Guidance) regarding its implementation of the Fighting Against Forced Labour and Child Labour in Supply Chains Act (the Supply Chains Act).

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Canadian Securities Regulators Issue Statements on Proposed Sustainability Disclosure Standards and Ongoing Climate Consultation

The Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) today welcome the launch of the Canadian Sustainability Standards Board’s (CSSB) consultation on Canadian Sustainability Disclosure Standards 1 and 2.

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US Securities and Exchange Commission Releases Long-Anticipated Climate-Related Disclosure Rules

On March 6, 2024, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) released its widely anticipated climate-related disclosure rules (the Final Rules). The Final Rules require registrants to disclose certain climate-related information in registration statements and annual reports. These requirements are a part of the SEC's effort to standardize climate-related disclosures by public companies. Notably, the SEC has relaxed some of the disclosure requirements found in the initially proposed rules, in response to public comments.

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There Still Aren't Enough Women in the C-Suite - Here's How to Fix It

Breaking down glass walls also means creating career paths for women to develop leadership skills that set them up for management.

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