Climate Change


Companies doing business in Canada may be subject to an array of federal, provincial and local carbon laws targeting carbon emissions. At the same time, corporate carbon strategies are yielding unique business opportunities and advantages.

With an in-depth understanding of carbon-related issues, the Gowling WLG Climate Change Group helps clients traverse this rapidly changing landscape by providing timely, strategic legal advice and expert representation.

We counsel organizations seeking to negotiate complex carbon markets and carbon risks, while also helping them to strategically position themselves within the emerging global and domestic regulatory regimes.

Our interdisciplinary team of professionals includes some of Canada's leading legal authorities in energy, infrastructure, technology and capital markets, as well as the firm's internationally recognized environmental law counsel. Together, we serve companies across Canada and around the world, utilizing our knowledge, experience and expertise to provide clients with strategic legal advice to meet their business objectives.

As a client, you'll have access to a range of key climate change-related legal services, including:

  • Regulatory compliance
  • Project carbon finance
  • Carbon instruments and securities trading
  • Cleantech finance
  • Approvals and licensing
  • Regulatory and voluntary corporate carbon disclosure
  • Stakeholder communications
  • Climate change litigation
  • Government relations

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To learn more about how we can help you succeed, please contact any member of our team.