2 Part video series of: Finance, Climate Risk, and How to Make your Pension Fund Climate-Friendly

By | November 26, 2020

The crucial importance of shifting finance to address the climate crisis

Featuring: Adam Scott

 

 

This is the first part of the Two-part series of webinars co-hosted by the Climate Legacy and Group of 78; In partnership with SHIFT and the First Unitarian Congregation of Ottawa.

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 (Register)

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.