Since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic three years ago, the global economy has faced a bumpy ride, led by the lingering public health crisis, rising geopolitical tensions and high inflation.

The 2023 Defined Contribution Investment Forum, which was held on Sept. 29 at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Toronto, shared thought leadership on the various levers DC plan sponsors can pull to future proof their investment strategies, including the latest in target-date funds, best practices for ESG investing and the evolving roles of alternative assets and fixed income.