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Jonathan Cocker

Jonathan Cocker heads Baker McKenzie’s Environment & Environmental Markets Practice Group in Toronto, where he also serves as chair of the Pro Bono Committee. He authored the Global Climate Change Law Guide, and has worked with the Management Board Secretariat of the Government of Ontario. Mr. Cocker has represented a wide range of clients before various administrative boards, the Superior Court of Justice and the Federal Court of Canada, among others.

The recently announced Large Employer Emergency Financing Facility (LEEFF) will require loan recipients to report on climate change and sustainability-related risks and opportunities. This reporting will likely require companies to develop forward-looking plans to contribute to Canada meeting its net-zero by 2050 goal under the Paris Agreement. Key takeaways Loan…