Mandatory Climate Disclosure Has Arrived in North America - A Comparison of New U.S. and Canadian Standards

Authors: Sarah V. Powell, Zachary Silver and Robyn Barabash

In this article, originally published in Natural Resources Law Network, Davies lawyers Sarah Powell, Zachary Silver and Robyn Barabash explain how new climate disclosure rules and standards have emerged in North America, focusing on recent developments from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and the Canadian Sustainability Standards Board.

The article covers expected timelines as well as differences in approach, such as greenhouse gas emissions disclosure requirements, and how they might present challenges for companies operating across jurisdictions.

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Davies Comments on First Proposed Canadian Sustainability Disclosure Standards

June 10, 2024 - Davies recently submitted a comment letter in response to public consultations initiated by the Canadian Sustainability Standards Board (CSSB) regarding their draft sustainability and climate disclosure standards, which aim to set a new benchmark for the disclosure of sustainability-related...