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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Federal Government Releases “Climate Lens” to Screen Investments and Build More Resilient Infrastructure

On Friday, June 1st, the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities announced the launch of the Climate Lens, a tool that will help ensure the Govern...
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Climate Disclosure: A Transition from Thinking to Action

“There has been a transition in thinking. And this is now beginning to be translated into action.” -Mark Carney’s speech, “A Transition in Thi...
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Tracking Financial Flows in Support of Canada’s Transition to a Low-Carbon, Resilient Economy

Canada is continuing to advance its efforts in addressing climate change while developing a vision for diversifying and growing its economy. The clima...
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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...


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...


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.


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.