Newsletter ⮞ April 21, 2021
New Keynote: Stephen Poloz on Canada’s Energy Future
We are getting ready for the 3rd annual Challenge of Change Forum, happening in Vancouver from October 13-15. Our agenda addresses the important themes and issues Canadian plan sponsors are dealing with right now, including Canada’s energy future and where it fits for Canadian plan sponsors focused on ESG and sustainability.
The Bumpy Road to ESG Integration
ESG and sustainability are big topics at our upcoming 3rd Annual Challenge of Change Forum. And our latest research shows there will be plenty to talk about.
AIMCo Names Evan Siddall as New CEO
Former head of Canada’s housing agency, Evan Siddall will be the new chief executive officer of AIMCo effective July 1. Siddall will take over from Kevin Uebelein, who has been CEO since January 2015. Siddall was special advisor to the Bank of Canada’s governor before joining Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp, where he worked for seven years until this month.
New York Pension Fund Divests $7 million From Canadian Oil Sands Firms
A US pension fund is restricting investment in six Canadian oil sands companies because they have not shown they are prepared for a transition to a low-carbon future, according to the fund's comptroller, Thomas DiNapoli. The New York State Common Retirement Fund will divest more than $7 million in securities already held in the companies, and not make any further investments in them.
New Event Announcement: The DC Plan Experience
The CLC is pleased to present a one-day event on February 9, 2022 that will bring together DC plan decision-makers with experts from the worlds of investment and behavioural studies, to discuss plan members and their needs on the path to retirement.
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SECURE YOUR SPOT — 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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