Keyword: energy transition

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Robertas Stancikas

Institutional investors are preparing for a bumpy return risk space where volatility is higher for all assets and real returns are much lower than what has been the norm over the past 10 years, said Robertas Stancikas, a senior research associate of institutional solutions at AllianceBernstein, during the Canadian Investment Review‘s 2023 Investment Innovation Conference in […]

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The Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec is investing in telecommunications provider Cogeco Communications Inc. The investment organization will now hold $350 million worth of capital in the Quebec-based firm after purchasing a block of shares owned by Rogers Communications Inc. Cogeco Communications provides internet, video and telephone services in Quebec, Ontario and 13 […]

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  • December 14, 2023 December 13, 2023
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More than half (53 per cent) of the world’s largest pension funds say the prospect of a global recession is their No. 1 short-term concern and the same percentage expect a recession to take place in the next 12 months, according to a new survey by the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum. The survey, which […]

In volatile market environments, adding real assets to defined contribution pension plan portfolios has the ability to provide diversification benefits and give members a “much smoother ride” to retirement, according to Andrew Knox, managing director of the Franklin global real asset fund at Franklin Templeton Investments. Speaking during Benefits Canada’s 2023 DC Investment Forum in […]

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The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board says it will meet its goal of holding $130 billion in green and transition assets by 2030, according to a new report by the investment organization. The CPPIB’s current green asset mix was $79 billion as at March 31, 2023, up 17.9 per cent year-over-year from $66 million. “We […]

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  • October 24, 2023 October 23, 2023
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About a third (34 per cent) of the companies on the S&P/TSX composite index are meeting the reporting requirements for environmental, social and governance standards by disclosing the metrics of all of their sustainability related risks and opportunities, according to a new report by consultancy Millani. The report, which reviewed ESG standards in Canadian public companies, […]

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  • October 12, 2023 October 12, 2023
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More than half of global institutional investors are worried about the ongoing effects geopolitical risk (55 per cent) and rising inflation (53 per cent) will have on their portfolios, according to a new survey by Schroders. The survey, which polled 770 global institutional investors representing US$34.7 trillion in assets, found that, in order to combat geopolitical risk, respondents […]

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  • October 5, 2023 October 4, 2023
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The Investment Management Corp. of Ontario is allocating 20 per cent of its portfolio to climate solutions by 2030, aiming to reduce its carbon emissions by 50 per cent compared to 2019, according to a new report by the investment organization. In a press release, Rossitsa Stoyanova, the IMCO’s chief investment officer, said the investment […]

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  • October 5, 2023 October 5, 2023
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As institutional investors become increasingly interested in assets supporting the energy transition, they must evolve their assessment processes in order to meet new standards, according to experts. When the Public Sector Pension Investment Board was determining an official strategy around green assets, the team worked to develop a category it calls transition assets — those […]

As sustainable investing continues to gain widespread acceptance among institutional investors, full integration is projected to surge in the next five years, according to a new study conducted by Coalition Greenwich and commissioned by AGF Investments. It found nine in 10 institutional investors in North America and Europe expect to be investing sustainably or working […]

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  • October 3, 2023 October 2, 2023
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