AIMCo appoints Alison Schneider to VP of responsible investment

The Alberta Investment Management Corp. is appointing Alison Schneider as vice-president of responsible investment. 

With more than nine years of experience at the AIMCo, she joined the organization as senior manager of responsible investment in 2011. 

“Alison . . .  has been foundational in building our responsible investment program and team, as well as in widening and deepening the scope of [environmental, social and governance] integration across the investment process and all asset classes,” said Dénes Németh, director of corporate communications, in an email to Benefits Canada.

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“Alison is an active contributor to the global responsible investment community. She co-founded [the global real estate sustainability] infrastructure, chairs its advisory board and co-chairs the shareholder responsibility committee of international corporate governance network. She is an active member of  organizations contributing to sustainability frameworks and guidance for investors, including the G7 investor leadership network’s climate change action committee and the Canadian standards association’s transition taxonomy group.”