The CLC Ad Board Shares Their Top Concerns for 2023

Stagflation. Liquidity Management. China. To say 2022 was a challenging year for investors would be an understatement. We watched the two pillars of portfolio diversification – stocks and bonds – plunge in unison and saw long-simmering geopolitical tensions begin to bubble over. Looking ahead to 2023, we asked members of the Canadian Leadership Congress Advisory Board to tell us what …

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David Suzuki: Global economy & transformation

Ask David Suzuki how to transform the global economy, and he’ll say it needs to be transformed and be smaller. Right now nature isn’t part of our economy – and economic growth is degrading the air, water, and soil humans need to survive. Suzuki delivered this stark message at the International Best Practices Forum in Vancouver.  David Suzuki | Scientist, …

Behind the Scenes: International Best Practices Forum

Canadian Leadership Congress had to opportunity to sit down with some featured speakers at the International Best Practices Forum in Vancouver and ask them one key follow-up question that arose from their presentation. Here’s what they had to say!  Debbie Blakey | Chief Executive Officer, HESTA As CEO of $68 billion industry super fund HESTA, Debby leads an organisation passionate about …

3 Ways Canadian Pension Fund Portfolios Are Changing

This year’s International Best Practices Forum gathered DB pension decision makers from across Canada as well as representatives from the pension space around the world. Chief among the many topics that arose again and again was the uncertainty bred by today’s macroeconomic and geopolitical challenges. Throughout the event we were able to gauge the impact of today’s conditions on investment …

Winston Ma on China, the U.S. and the Coming Digital War

The emerging digital and technological conflict between the U.S. and China is set to reshape the global economy and create deep and lasting geopolitical divisions – and yet we don’t hear all that much about it. In one of our favourite conversations of the year, the CLC interviewed Winston Ma, Co-founder and Managing Partner with CloudTree Ventures, to get his …