Osler ESG Explorer Podcast

From evolving regulatory requirements and investor activism to the physical effects of climate change on business operations and more, Osler’s newest podcast, ESG Explorer, looks at the developments and issues affecting your business.
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John M. Valley

Partner, Corporate, Toronto

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Apr 1, 2024 42 min

Trends in shareholder activism

In this episode of the podcast, guest host Teresa Tomchak, a partner in the litigation group at Osler, and David Salmon, President of Laurel Hill Cana...

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May 29, 2023 43 min

The growth mindset – lessons learned from women founders

In this episode of the ESG Explorer podcast, guest host Jennifer Humphrey, an associate in the Emerging and High Growth Companies Group at Osler, spea...

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Dec 16, 2022 55 min

Diversity in corporate Canada: Is progress being made?

In October 2022, Osler released its eighth annual Diversity Disclosure Practices – Diversity and leadership at Canadian public companies. T...

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Nov 7, 2022 32 min

Are pension plan administrators legally required to consider climate change?

According to the United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report, the science is now settled that human behaviour is the cau...

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Sep 29, 2022 34 min

Beyond carbon and beyond borders: new European corporate sustainability directives mark ‘step change’ in ESG requirements

Earlier this year, the Council of the European Union agreed on two new directives that will form cornerstones of the European Green Deal and have far-...

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Jun 1, 2022 50 min

ESG and the future of sustainability

This episode features Osler’s Andrew MacDougall, partner, Corporate, in conversation with Michael Torrance, Vice President and Chief Sustainability Of...

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May 30, 2022 36 min

Green Claims can be risky business: prospect of greater enforcement on the horizon

This episode features a discussion involving Osler’s Shuli Rodal, partner, Competition/Antitrust and Foreign Investment, and Isabelle Crew, associate,...

Host: John M. Valley, Guests: Shuli Rodal and Isabelle Crew
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May 19, 2022

The rapidly evolving world of ESG disclosure: ISSB proposes draft standards for sustainability and climate related disclosures

This episode features Osler’s Andrew MacDougall, partner, Corporate, in a discussion about the International Sustainability Standard Board’s proposed ...

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