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Climate change is here. Are you ready to deal with the widespread impacts?

Designed and led by a faculty of legal and industry experts, this unique, one-day program will prepare you for the threats and opportunities to your practice or organization and give you practical, proactive strategies to reduce risk and mitigate potential liability.

  • Climate change issues impacting the law and economy
  • Key impacts to corporate finance and transactional law
  • Understanding new emerging roles and duties for corporate directors and officers
  • Environmental, Social and Governance criteria, and risk management
  • Evolving trends in climate change litigation across Canada and the world



  • David Estrin, Certified Environmental Law Specialist, Distinguished Adjunct Professor, Osgoode Hall Law School


  • Kristen Casper, Senior Legal Counsel Strategic Litigation, GreenpeaceInternational
  • Judy Cotte, CEO, ESG Global Advisors
  • Robert M. Elms, President, North American Carbon Canada Inc.
  • Murray Gold, Partner, Koskie Minsky LLP
  • Jason Kroft, Partner, Stikeman Elliott LLP
  • Dr. Janis Sarra, Presidential Distinguished Professor, and Professor of Law, Peter A. Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia
  • Cynthia Williams, Osler Chair in Business Law, Osgoode Hall Law School


Group Discounts and Financial Assistance

For boardroom and multi-purchase rates, please email us.
OsgoodePD offers group rates and financial assistance for both on-site and webcast formats. Please note these are only available when registering for members of the same organization, at the same time, and payment is made with one invoice.


After your purchase is complete, the course will appear in the Order History of your OsgoodePD account with a link to "Take Online Course". Once you click "Take Online Course" you will be forwarded to the Moodle page with the materials link. The program video link with be unlocked on the day of the program. You will have access to the video for 90 days.

Program Changes

We will make every effort to present the program as advertised, but it may be necessary to change the dates, location, speakers or content with little or no notice. In the event of program cancellation, York University and Osgoode Hall Law School’s liability is limited to reimbursement of paid fees.

Cancellations, Substitutions and Refunds

Substitution of registrants is permitted at any time. If you are unable to find a substitute, a full refund is available if a cancellation request is received in writing 14 days prior to the program date. If a cancellation request is made with less than 14 days notice, a $75 administration fee will apply. No other refund is available.


Have a question? Read our FAQs.

Technical Support

In the event you experience technical difficulties, please contact opdsupport@osgoode.yorku.ca for assistance.

Date Recorded

February 3, 2020

Program Details

Date & Time

March 30, 2020
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST


Web - Replay

Fee per Delegate

$595 + HST

Newly Licensed (2017-Present): $297.50 + HST

Registration for this program is now closed.

Eligible CPD Credit Hours


Who Should Attend

  • Corporate and Commercial Lawyers
  • Litigators
  • Corporate Directors and Officers
  • In-House and Corporate Counsel
  • Government Counsel
  • Policy makers
  • Environmental Lawyers
  • Financial Officers
  • Securities Lawyers

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