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Nov. 24th, Part 1 of 2: Finance, Climate Risk, and How to Make your Pension Fund Climate-Friendly

November 24, 2020 @ 1:00 pm 2:00 pm

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  • $10.00 – Suggested per webinar

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Webinars are co-hosted by the Climate Legacy and Group of 78  In partnership with SHIFT and the First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa

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The crucial importance of shifting finance to address the climate crisis (webinar 1) November 24, 2020. 1-2 pm ET

Where money is being invested in the global economy is an often overlooked, but critical piece of the puzzle in solving the climate crisis. Join climate expert Adam Scott, Director of Shift: Action for Pension Wealth & Planet Health for the first of two workshops exploring why shifting finance is essential for addressing the climate emergency and protecting investments from growing climate risks.


How to engage those managing your retirement savings on climate (webinar 2) December 1, 2020. 1-2 ET

Learn how to take action to ensure your retirement savings are being invested in the solutions to the climate crisis, not the causes. Join climate expert Adam Scott, Director of Shift: Action for Pension Wealth & Planet Health for part two of our series exploring ways to effectively engage your pension fund and shift your personal investments to protect your savings while leaving a lasting climate legacy for future generations.


Adam Scott, Director, Shift: Action for Pension Wealth and Planet Health

Adam is a climate change expert with more than 15 years of domestic and international experience in climate policy, energy and finance. As Director of Shift, he works with a broad range of stakeholders to bring international climate leadership into Canada’s financial sector. Previously, Adam was Senior Advisor to international climate research and advocacy organization Oil Change International and was manager of Environmental Defence Canada’s Climate & Energy Program. Adam has advised governments, provided expert media commentary, and published numerous reports on the zero-carbon transition.

Climate Legacy – About Us

Climate Legacy is a project to engage and mobilize older Canadians in climate action, through their voice, their time, and their money. Our vision is that Canada move steadily and effectively towards a zero net carbon economy in the next decade through actions at municipal, provincial and federal levels. Seniors comprise a significant force in combatting climate change and are often overlooked in current mobilizing efforts, which is why we are establishing a climate action platform and resource dedicated to Older Canadians. Please contact climatelegacycanada@gmail.com to get in touch.

  If you would like to contribute to support our ongoing activities any contribution of $20.00 or over will be provided with a charitable tax receipt.  Thank you for your support and participation.


November 24, 2020
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Free – $20


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