Newsletter ⮞ March 25, 2021
New Research from CLC: Introducing the 2021 Asset Allocation Index
The Canadian Leadership Congress, in partnership with Schroders, is pleased to present the 2021 Asset Allocation Index. It’s our chance to take the pulse of Canadian asset owners and to take stock of their attitudes and intentions when it comes to their investments. We asked a wide range of questions including how they are allocating to equities, alternative investments, private markets, and ESG.
Read the full results
CEO Pay Tied to ESG Sets Canadian Banks Apart From the Crowd
Canada’s six largest banks have all added ESG components to their chief executive officers’ compensation frameworks, putting them in a small minority of companies that tie executive pay to such measures. How environmental, social and governance matters affect pay varies by firm, as does the percentage of compensation involved.
Can Oil and Gas Investment Go Hand in Hand With Energy Transition?
Can investments in oil and gas go hand in hand with a commitment to the energy transition? Reading the news, it seems not. Frequently, stories highlight institutional investors and banks announcing that they are divesting fossil fuel exposure, citing the need to align their portfolios with the Paris Climate Accords.
So, Are We in A New Cold War or Not?
While companies are under ever greater pressure to demonstrate that their activities are sustainable for the environment and society, traders often struggle to discern the value of the information provided. Maybe it is too vague, or it does not fit in with the here-and-now time horizon of stock markets.
Last Chance to Register for Private Credit Monday Minute
Ryan Dunfield, CEO and Principal, SAF Group (who have partnered with AGF to deliver institutional private credit strategies) joins the CLC to share his views on where the best opportunities lie, what the risks are, and what pension investors must keep in mind as they seek to grow their private credit allocations.
SAVE THE DATE: 2021 Challenge of Change Forum
Returning to in-person for 2021, the Challenge of Change Forum will take place on October 13-15 in Vancouver at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel. Reserve your spot today as spaces are limited.
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