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A majority (98 per cent) of Canadian institutional investors consider climate change a top environmental, social and governance focus area, according to a new survey by consultancy Millani. The survey, which polled 40 institutional investors with more than $5.8 trillion in assets under management, found they also ranked diversity, equity and inclusion (45 per cent) and […]

  • By: Staff
  • August 29, 2023 August 28, 2023
  • 09:00

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s latest annual report greenwashes its investment strategies, according to Shift Action for Pension Wealth and Planet Health. “[A close reading] of its 2023 annual report shows Canada’s national pension manager continues to obscure its exposure to and prolongation of the fossil fuel economy while failing to understand that its […]

  • June 1, 2023 May 31, 2023
  • 12:30
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Shift Action for Pension Wealth and Planet Health is describing the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board’s acquisition of a significant stake in one of California’s largest oil producers as “alarming.” “These claims are alarming as none of the technologies mentioned offer credible pathways for meaningfully reducing Aera’s carbon emissions quickly enough or aligning Aera with CPPIB’s net-zero […]

  • By: Staff
  • March 9, 2023 March 9, 2023
  • 12:00

Nearly two-thirds of institutional investors say they’re planning to increase their allocations to real assets over the next two years, amid a backdrop of inflation and sustainability challenges, according to a survey by Aviva Investors. The survey, which polled 500 institutional investors from around the world, found nearly half (47 per cent) said they have […]

  • By: Staff
  • January 26, 2023 January 26, 2023
  • 09:00

Since interpretations of environmental, social and governance investing can vary, institutional investors can leverage artificial intelligence tools to strip away the noise and reveal data sets required to eliminate greenwashing and generate sustainable alpha, said Andy Moniz, senior vice-president and director of responsible investing at Acadian Asset Management, during the Canadian Investment Review’s 2022 Investment […]

As the University Pension Plan increases its focus on climate change, its responsible investment policy considers environmental, social and governance factors as essential to sound long-term investing. “We’ve seen a lot of evidence from a variety of service providers — from investment banks to investment managers — that have demonstrated [the climate] is getting warmer […]

  • By: Blake Wolfe
  • December 16, 2022 February 10, 2023
  • 08:57

Canadian investment managers had $3 trillion in assets using responsible investment strategies as of Dec. 31, 2021, down slightly from the $3.2 trillion reported in 2019, according to a survey by the Responsible Investment Association. The survey, which polled 77 asset managers and 13 asset owners, found more than nine in 10 (94 per cent) respondents are […]

  • By: Staff
  • November 23, 2022 November 23, 2022
  • 09:00