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Six sustainable finance trends to watch in 2021

Environmental and social issues are expected to dominate proxy season, and ESG disclosure standards are on the way

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The acute impact of Covid-19 on digital wealth transformation

The pandemic has made digital transformation a top priority

  • By: David Reeve
  • October 30, 2020 October 30, 2020
  • 15:00
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Why diversity and inclusion are important for investment analysis

Four concrete reasons why D&I is important from an investment management perspective

  • By: Dustyn Lanz
  • October 19, 2020 October 20, 2020
  • 16:50
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Now is a moment for action

How investors can advance racial justice in their portfolios

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ESG and Covid-19: Four market trends

Social issues move front and centre as ESG funds prove their mettle

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Why some ESG funds hold oil and gas stocks

There are inclusionary and exclusionary approaches to responsible investing

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Research shows investors value sustainability

Study finds causal evidence that retail investors will move assets into RI funds if it is made easier to do so

  • By: Dustyn Lanz
  • October 11, 2019 November 16, 2019
  • 15:19
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New diversity data coming for responsible investors

Upcoming disclosure requirements will provide a wealth of diversity data that goes beyond gender

  • By: Dustyn Lanz
  • August 16, 2019 November 16, 2019
  • 15:55

Sustainable finance: three things advisors need to know

What is sustainable finance, and what does the recent report from Canada’s Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance mean for advisors?

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Gender lens investing

Men hold the vast majority of board seats and CEO positions in Canada. Gender lens investing aims to close the gap.

  • By: Dustyn Lanz
  • April 26, 2019 November 16, 2019
  • 16:00
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Impact investing goes public

Growing awareness of social and environmental problems has laid the foundation for impact investing

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Retail investors join institutions on climate concerns

Ignoring the financial risks related to climate change no longer is a viable option for investment professionals

  • By: Dustyn Lanz
  • January 7, 2019 November 16, 2019
  • 06:00
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A tipping point for responsible investing

Responsible investing now accounts for a majority of assets under management in Canada

  • By: Dustyn Lanz
  • November 5, 2018 November 16, 2019
  • 09:00
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Busting the RI performance myth

A growing body of evidence shows that responsible investments perform just as well, if not better than traditional investments

  • By: Dustyn Lanz
  • September 10, 2018 November 16, 2019
  • 06:00
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Growing demand for food a meaty issue for investors

The immense impact of animal farming presents environmental, social and governance risks — as well as opportunities

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RI mutual funds leverage their proxy power

Canadian RI mutual funds are asking corporations to step up on climate change, gender diversity, indigenous rights, opioid accountability and other sustainability issues this proxy…

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Cybersecurity is a growing issue for responsible investors

Cybersecurity has emerged as a major governance risk for companies and shareholders

  • By: Dustyn Lanz
  • March 26, 2018 November 16, 2019
  • 06:00
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Making sense of the debate on fossil fuel divestment

We need to allocate capital to sustainability leaders across many sectors and invest in companies supporting the transition to a low-carbon economy

  • By: Dustyn Lanz
  • January 26, 2018 November 16, 2019
  • 14:15
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Responsible investors have burning questions about cannabis

Determining whether marijuana is a responsible investment depends on several fundamental factors that should be discussed with an investment professional versed in ESG analysis

  • By: Dustyn Lanz
  • November 26, 2017 November 16, 2019
  • 18:00

Talking about responsible investing pays off

The majority of investors who care about whether their money is helping or hurting society find it valuable when their advisors focus on responsible investing

  • By: Dustyn Lanz
  • October 1, 2017 November 16, 2019
  • 17:15

Turning climate concerns into action

Improved corporate disclosure on climate risks is needed to help investors understand long-term investment opportunities

  • By: Dustyn Lanz
  • August 7, 2017 November 16, 2019
  • 12:00

Investor interest in RI represents big opportunity for advisors

Investors want to be informed about responsible investments and advisors who focus on RI have a wealth of opportunities available to tap that need

Responsible investors key to global sustainable development

A growing number of responsible investments offer tangible opportunities to support sustainable development while generating long-term value for your clients

  • By: Dustyn Lanz
  • April 17, 2017 November 16, 2019
  • 05:20