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Shidan Gouran

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Expert panel: The investment case for carbon credits

As concerns about climate change and the need for sustainable development grows, carbon credits are becoming increasingly attractive to institutional investors. Carbon credits are a…

  • December 20, 2022 December 20, 2022
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  • 2022-12-20
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Sam Goodman

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Expert panel: China’s ESG mask slips

Reports that a leading asset manager is delaying the launch of a Chinese bond fund indefinitely are a clear sign that the facade around Chinese…

  • November 24, 2022 November 24, 2022
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  • 2022-11-24

Sounding board: Institutional investors making Canada’s approach to China unsustainable

With the repatriation of Canadians Michael Kovrig and Michael Spavor following their three-year incarceration in China, relations between Ottawa and Beijing are to be reset.…

  • October 12, 2021 October 25, 2021
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ESG investing and human rights: “Ignorance is no longer an excuse”

It's a welcome development that so many pension fund managers are increasingly preoccupied with the ethical implications of their investments and incorporating data to ensure…

  • July 6, 2021 July 21, 2021
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Colin Ripsman

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Expert panel: Tips for DB plan sponsors as interest rates continue to rise

From an economic perspective, the last year has been quite tumultuous. As central banks began raising rates to tame inflation, the loose monetary environment with…

  • November 1, 2022 November 1, 2022
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  • 2022-11-01

Expert panel: An investment roadmap for 2022

Last year was a tumultuous one, with economies ravaged by successive waves of coronavirus pandemic-related stresses and closures. Despite the negative impact these forces had…

  • January 4, 2022 January 4, 2022
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Institutional investing in 2021: looking towards the future

Last year offered up one of most tempestuous investment environments in recent memory, and this year looks to be equally dynamic. It will be increasingly…

  • January 4, 2021 April 14, 2021
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Institutional investing in 2020: a year in review

We won’t soon forget 2020. This tumultuous year was characterized by a global pandemic, lockdowns around the world, spiking unemployment levels and business failures. Increasing…

  • December 16, 2020 February 5, 2021
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Catherine Heath

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Expert panel: Weighing the benefits, pitfalls of investing in Canadian equity

Why should defined benefit pension plans invest in Canadian equity markets at all? It's a question many DB plan sponsors began asking themselves in the…

  • September 22, 2022 September 22, 2022
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  • 2022-09-22

How should investors interpret the recent rise in interest rates?

United States 10-year bond yields have risen substantially from their lows of 0.50 per cent last summer, hitting 1.6 per cent by late February. Canadian…

  • March 18, 2021 April 24, 2021
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The green shoots of Canada’s green bond market

Canada’s green bond market has been growing, but investors would benefit from digging a little deeper to ensure what they’re buying is in fact green…

  • August 19, 2020 February 5, 2021
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Managing fixed income liquidity issues caused by the coronavirus crash

When the coronavirus prompted a collapse in both economic activity and equity markets in March, it put an end to the longest bull market in…

  • April 16, 2020 December 13, 2020
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Laura McGrath

Expert panel: A checklist for a credible climate plan

Pension plan sponsors can't ignore the financial risks of climate change or respond to them with half-baked approaches that allow companies to continue pumping out pollution.…

  • June 9, 2022 June 10, 2022
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  • 2022-06-09