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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is backing McGill University’s launch of a sustainable growth initiative, a program dedicated to providing businesses with actionable solutions for building a more sustainable economy. The SGI is a cross-faculty venture designed to help businesses aim for both profitability and achieving a positive social and environmental impact. […]

  • By: Staff
  • May 26, 2022 May 26, 2022
  • 13:00

A Vancouver-based software company is using education benefits and a flexible work schedule to attract and retain talent in an increasingly competitive labour market. Kathy Enros, vice-president of people for Klue, says the company is enhancing the education component of its benefits program, which is currently the most-requested benefit among employees. While the education programs […]

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KPMG in Canada is supporting its transgender, non-binary and gender-diverse employees with a new gender affirmation policy. Stephanie Braid, director of inclusion, diversity and equity at KPMG in Canada, says the policy provides employees who are in the process of affirming their gender with a complete support plan, including how to announce a name change […]

Like many other countries around the world, Poland’s aging population is increasingly highlighting the topic of retirement savings. “Each year, the number of pensioners increase while the fertility rate decreases,” says Sebastian Ludwin, a Poland-based pension projects leader and business development manager at Aon. “On top of that, the public pension replacement rate also decreases […]

  • By: Blake Wolfe
  • September 17, 2021 September 16, 2021
  • 08:53
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A third of investment organizations participating in the CFA Institute’s recent diversity, equity and inclusion program said they’ve trained between 81 and 99 per cent of their employees in detecting unconscious bias or practicing inclusive leadership, according to a new survey. The survey — conducted across 41 investment organizations that participated in the 2020 program […]

  • By: Staff
  • September 16, 2021 September 15, 2021
  • 12:00
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With coronavirus vaccinations playing a key role in shaping the post-coronavirus pandemic workplace, employers can help employees overcome vaccine hesitancy through a variety of measures, says Daniel Michaluk, a partner at Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. “Most strategies are communication-based, such as encouragement through talking about the benefits of vaccination.” Read: Sounding Board: Employers playing a key […]

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While the majority of Canadian pension and retirement savings plan sponsors view governance as a top priority, 24 per cent said they haven’t conducted a review of their governance policy in the past three years, according to a new survey by Aon. It found 21 per cent of respondents identified “outdated or inefficient plan governance […]

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan has raised $375 million in a series D funding round for Applyboard Inc., an online platform that connects students to teachers in virtual classrooms around the world. Read: Ontario Teachers’ investing in legal tech company, supporting franchise operator’s expansion Founded in 2015, the Kitchener, Ont.-based education company is now valued at […]

  • By: Staff
  • June 17, 2021 June 17, 2021
  • 12:30

Joint venture will see PSP grow its London portfolio

  • June 26, 2018 February 1, 2022
  • 13:18
Are You Ready for CAP Decumulation?

Plan sponsors need to prepare - and know their obligations to members.

  • January 20, 2016 September 13, 2019
  • 15:58