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April 15, 2021 Recording – Potentials and Pitfalls of Climate Responsible Investment
April 15, 2021 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
A forum for individuals seeking to do good with their investment choices
April 15th, 2021
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT (GMT -0400)
This webinar will discuss “responsible investing”. For anyone interested in greening their investment portfolio, it will delve into the challenges and opportunities of ensuring that their savings are actually aligned with the goals of protecting the environment and the climate.
Dr. Tessa Hebb
Tim Nash is the founder of Good Investing, an investment planning firm with a focus on sustainable investing. Tim’s blog The Sustainable Economist has inspired thousands of Canadians to invest according to their values with model portfolios to reflect different definitions of sustainable investing. Tim writes a bi-weekly column for The Toronto Star, and is regularly featured in publications such as CBC’s The National, BNN Bloomberg’s Market Call, and the Globe and Mail.
Mary Robinson is Director of Research, Policy & Collaboration with the Responsible Investment Association (RIA). In this role, Mary promotes awareness of responsible investment in Canada through research and analysis, advocates for policies that support responsible investment, and facilitates collaboration among the RIA’s membership. Mary is a CFA® charterholder with more than 20 years of experience working with institutional investors, including pension funds, endowments and foundations, in consulting and relationship management roles. Mary also holds the Responsible Investment Professional Certification (RIPC) designation. Mary believes that incorporating ESG factors in investment decision-making is consistent with the goal of achieving positive financial outcomes for the long term. She is keen to advance the understanding of RI among Canadian investors and to help the industry move towards full adoption of RI.
Dr. Tessa Hebb is a Distinguished Research Fellow and past Director of the Carleton Centre for Community Innovation, Carleton University, Canada. She is working with Ceres to expand its footprint in Canada. She is also an Adjunct Professor in the School of Public Policy and Administration and the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University. She has published many books and articles on responsible investing and impact investing, including the volumes the Routledge Handbook of Responsible Investment and SRI in the 21st Century: Does it make a Difference to Society.
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