ALL RISE: Corporate Knights 2021 Fall Issue + Weekly roundup

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You’ll find hope and inspiration in the Fall Issue of Corporate Knights magazine, published today and distributed to subscribers of The Globe and Mail and Washington Post. Read all about how youth are taking governments to court for failing to tackle the climate crisis in our cover story: “How Young People Are Using Climate Litigation to Fight for Their Future.” Plus, get inspired by our 2021 30 green leaders under 30, and find out which business schools made our annual top 40 Better World MBA, a ranking of the planet’s most sustainable MBA programs. Get your digital copy of the magazine here.



Canadian pensions are retiring fossil fuel investments


For decades, Canada’s collective retirement savings have been heavily steeped in the fossil fuel sector. But new research reveals that pension funds have been quietly offloading the majority of their oil and gas investments and onloading climate solutions, write Corporate Knights CEO Toby Heaps, Ed Waitzer and Derek Eaton. In a new report, Corporate Knights analyzed 12 of Canada’s biggest pension funds in partnership with the Smart Prosperity Institute, The Natural Step Canada and a panel of experts. The analysis found that over the past decade, these funds have dumped their dirty stocks to the point where they now make up less than a few percent of total investments. Continue reading