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 making a real difference to the financial future of every member while supporting a healthier planet and society. HESTA pioneered investing with impact, which is delivering strong, long-term returns and positively contributing to global sustainable development goals.HESTA is the first major Australian super fund to commit to an ambitious Climate Change Transition Plan, targeting total portfolio cuts in emissions of 33% by 2030 and ‘net zero’ by 2050.

Mercy Gakii Muthuuri | Domestic Resource Mobilization, Kenya Pension Funds Investment Consortium

Mercy Gakii Muthuuri is responsible for Domestic Resource Mobilization to unlock capital for infrastructure investments and alternative investments from Kenyan Pension funds. She leads investor Relations and member relationships to promote sustainable infrastructure investing.