Sustainable finance

4th Quebec Conference on Responsible Investment

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On October 26, 2017, the 4th Quebec Conference on Responsible Investment was held in Montreal, attracting about 400 professionals from the sector. For those who could not participate, here are some of the highlights: The tone of the conference was given by Daniel Simard, General Manager of Bâtirente and one of the long-standing champions of […]

Sustainable finance

How material is climate change for the financial community?

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By Alexandru Iordan, Director of Sustainable Finance at Carbon Consult Group In November 2015 The Bank of England governor, Mark Carney, delivered a stark warning detailing the various risks global markets and the financial community face as a result of a changing climate. He called climate change the “tragedy of the horizon”. Earlier this year the World Economic Forum stressed the […]