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Inigo Fraser Jenkins on the Future of Public Markets

Inigo Fraser Jenkins | Co-Head – Institutional Solutions, AllianceBernstein Behind the scenes at the 2022 International Best Practices Forum:What is the future of public markets? Inigo Fraser Jenkins, Co-Head of Institutional Solutions at AllianceBernstein, gives us a glimpse into the discussion that took place at the International Best Practices Forum, and how the market looks through the lens of inflation.

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Debby Blakey on Investing with Purpose

Debby Blakey | CEO, HESTA Behind the scenes at the 2022 International Best Practices Forum:What does investing with purpose mean? Debby Blakey, CEO of HESTA, sat down with the CLC to discuss her thoughts, and shares how HESTA is implementing this wholistic approach.

Navigating The Great Resignation: The Importance of Retirement Benefits

Award-winning certified financial planner and best-selling author, Jackie Porter, has a unique perspective on the financial lives of Canadian workers and their challenges right now. Jackie will speak on the topic of retirement benefits and how they can address employee pain points now and in the future at the DC Plan Experience Forum, taking place February 15-16, 2023 at the Shangri-La Hotel in Toronto.

SEIU Healthcare: Making an Impact With Members, post-COVID

Tyler Downey, Secretary Treasurer at SEIU Healthcare, has a remarkable story to tell, and not a few ideas about the importance of providing plan members with a meaningful total compensation program. You can hear Tyler speak at our upcoming DC Plan Experience Forum being held in Toronto at the Shangri-La Hotel from February 15-16, 2023.

Chris Reynolds

Canada Post on DC Plans and the Path to ESG Integration

Chris Reynolds, manager of pension policy with the Canada Post Pension Plan, will share his plan’s path to ESG integration at the upcoming DC Plan Experience Forum being held in Toronto at the Shangri-La Hotel from February 15 to 16, 2023. In advance, we asked Chris some questions about his DC plan’s approach to ESG right now.

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Marlene Puffer on Rising Interest Rates and Inflation

Marlene Puffer | CEO, CN Investment Division Behind the scenes at the 2022 International Best Practices Forum:Marlene Puffer, CEO of CN Investment Division, talks rising interest rates and inflation, and whether pension funds need to rethink the role of bonds in their portfolios.

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 …