Offense and Defense: GIC’s Sustainability Framework

Recently, we sat down (virtually, of course) with Rachel Teo, an upcoming keynote speaker at the 2021 Challenge of Change Forum happening in Vancouver from October 13-15. Rachel is Senior Vice-president, Head, Futures (Research) Unit, with GIC in Singapore. Rachel will be presenting a case study of GIC’s approach to sustainable investing and, in advance of the event, she offered us some insights into GIC’s sustainable investing framework.

Stewart Beck

Investing in China – Considerations for Canadian Asset Owners

The Canadian Leadership Congress is proud to announce our Challenge of Change keynote speaker, Stewart Beck, President and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada. In advance of our event which is being held in Vancouver from October 13-15, we talked to Stewart about Joe Biden, human rights, and the opportunities and risks when investing in China.

Julie Cays On Her Retirement, Leadership and Investing

After a long career in the pension space, Julie Cays, chief investment officer at the CAAT pension plan, announced her retirement this spring.
We caught up with Julie recently to get her thoughts on what she has learned in the business and how her view of leadership and investing has changed over the years, especially during COVID-19.

Is Impact Investing Ready For Pension Investors?

Impact investing was a top theme at this year’s Challenge of Change Forum in Montreal from October 1-2. And while there has been growing interest in the topic over the last few years, the question for pension investors remains—is it possible to reconcile doing good with the risk-adjusted returns they need to meet their pension obligations?