Climate Change Impacts Business

Industry heavyweights are urging investors and companies to incorporate climate change awareness into their business strategy.
Climate change is now a core business issue; a “must do” from a financial perspective.

Zizzo Strategy is a boutique consulting firm providing leading expertise in climate risk, resiliency and low-carbon solutions. We are a multi-disciplinary team of lawyers and engineering professionals who work at the interface of law, policy, science, technical innovation and real world decision-making.

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Drive for Increased Climate-related Financial Disclosures Continues

Companies can no longer hide their climate risk. The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is helping to standardize the approach to reporting on climate-re...
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Ontario’s First Cap and Trade Auction Brings in $472M

On March 22, 2017, Ontario held its first greenhouse gas emissions allowance auction under the cap and trade program.  The results, released earlier...
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2017 Budget – Creating Canada’s Clean Growth Economy

The 2017 Budget reiterated the Federal Government’s commitment to decarbonizing the economy with significant investments planned in green infrastruc...
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Utilities

Utilities are particularly interested in the implications of a changing climate and regulatory environment. Electricity generation and transmission infrastructure must be strengthened in the face of climate disruption, and bottom lines must be protected as the energy landscape evolves. Zizzo Strategy helps utilities understand...

Government

Sound government policy is an essential ingredient to drive Canada’s climate change mitigation and adaptation efforts. With municipal, provincial, and federal governments broadly aligned, the next several years will witness significant policy change in a host of areas. Zizzo Strategy helps governments research, strategize...

Property

Asset owners, builders and operators have much to gain and much they can lose due to climate change. The transition to a low-carbon economy will provide a significant opportunity to those bold enough to seize it. And it has the potential to be devastating to those who ignore the risk of climate change negatively impacting their assets.

Financials

Financial institutions and investors are increasingly interested in understanding what impact a changing climate and low carbon future will have on their portfolios. The broad scope of the challenge is becoming more and more clear. Climate risk is broader than regulatory risks associated with carbon emissions.