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May

Invitation to the lunch conference on June 8th


Join us for a lunchtime conference with a panel of international experts on June 8th.  Title: Kick-starting the green infrastructure transition and uncovering value for investors in real estate, with Avis Devine, Sander Paul Van Tongeren and Thomas Mueller.  Moderated by Vincent Felteau.  Find out more.

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May

Invitation to Workshop 3: What impact for the sharing economy?


Sign-up for our third workshop of the series on the social responsibility of the sharing economy.  UBER Québec, OuiShare Québec and New Eelam will be joining us on May 26, 2017.  Find out more.

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May

FSI-PRI Scholarship: Applications Open!


The process for submitting an application for the FSI-PRI Scholarship for Best Research on Responsible Investment is open until June 30, 2017. The aim of the FSI-PRI Scholarship is to recognize the best Quebec-based research on responsible investment. Launched in the fall of 2014, the scholarship is awarded to the student who submits the best graduate-level… View Article

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May

Recap of the lunch panel: ESG – Value-Creation or Value-Salvation?


On April 25th, the FSI teamed up with PRMIA Montreal, CFA Montreal, AIMA-CAIA, the UNPRI and Finance Montreal to host a panel discussion with four leading practioners in responsible investment. Find out more.

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April

Newsletter – April 2017


Revisit the video recordings of our recent events and related activity Thermometer Rising—Climate Change and Canada’s Economic Future, Timothy Lane, Bank of Canada, 2 mars 2017 Investing in an Ecofiscal World, Christopher Ragan, Ecofiscal Commission, 25 october 2016. At TEDx Montreal Women, The Missing Link, Milla Craig, Millani Perspectives and co-founder of IFD, 29 octobre 2016 The Integrated Reporting Movement and… View Article

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March

Lunch Panel: ESG – Value-Creation or Value-Salvation?


FSI is teaming up with PRMIA Montreal, CFA Montreal, AIMA-CAIA, the UNPRI and Finance Montreal to host a panel discussion with industry experts to define the impacts of ESG factor consideration both from an investment performance perspective as well as a risk and governance point of view. Find out more.

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March

Recap of the lunch conference with the Bank of Canada


On March 2nd, the Finance and Sustainability Initiative welcomed Timothy Lane, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada to Montréal’s Club Saint James to discuss the impacts of climate change.  Read our event recap.

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March

Press Release: FSI hosts Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada to talk about climate change and Canada’s economic future


MONTREAL, Quebec, March 2, 2017 – Mr. Timothy Lane, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada, today delivered a speech on climate change and Canada’s economic future at a lunch conference organized by the Finance and Sustainability Initiative (FSI). Mr. Lane addressed the risks that climate change, as well as policy responses to it, might… View Article

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March

Latest statistics on responsible investing


While there is no single definition for Responsible Investment, there are multiple initiatives that illustrate a shift in investor thinking to consider a broader range of investment factors. For example: The number of investors that have signed onto the Principles for Responsible Investment, now extends to cover USD$63 trillion.  Source: PRI The US Forum for Sustainable… View Article

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March

Live Webcast of Bank of Canada’s Timothy Lane on Climate Change and Canada’s Economic Future


The FSI’s lunchtime conference with Timothy Lane, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canadaon climate change and Canada’s economic future will be webcast live from the Bank of Canada’s website here. While ticket sales are now closed, we encourage you to check back here after the event for a summary of the proceedings and a… View Article

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