Half-day Workshop: Analysis of Climate-related Risk and Disclosures with the CDP
FSI and Concordia’s John Molson School of Business are delighted to be co-hosting a half-day workshop with the CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project) on the latest tools and techniques for assessing climate-related risks for investors.
Lunch-conference: Climate Change in Scenario Analysis
Event summary available shortly… The FSI is pleased to be supporting the Montreal chapter of PRMIA by inviting you to a lunchtime panel to discuss the inclusion of climate change in scenario analysis as it pertains to risk management. Global institutional investors increasingly recognize the importance of conducting multi-dimensional assessments of climate change risk and […]
Lunch-conference: ESG and the Future of Responsible Investing with State Street Global Advisors
Event summary and video available shortly… FSI is delighted to be teaming up with Finance Montréal, PRI Québec and CFA Montreal to host a lunch conference on April 25 with Christopher McKnett, Managing Director and Head ESG Strategist at State Street Global Advisors. Our speaker will assess the state of ESG investing through an exploration of critical questions. What’s […]
Deep Dive 2: How corporate sustainability is benefiting from AI and Big Data and why the financial industry should take note
Season 3 of the FSI Deep Dives continued with our second panel on February 21st, when we reconvened at the Deloitte Tower to discuss how corporate sustainability benefits from AI and Big Data. Two panelists led the discussion, the first being Catherine Jacques-Brissette, Corporate Responsibility and Environment Specialist at Bell Canada. Catherine also chairs the […]
Award Ceremony for the 5th Edition of the FSI Competition for Best Sustainability Report
On the 1st February 2018, over 160 people from the Montreal business, financial and academic communities gathered at the St-James Club for the award ceremony of the 5th edition of the FSI Competition for Best Sustainability Report.
SIPC Launch and End-of-Year Cocktail at Concordia
Concordia’s John Molson Executive Centre is delighted to annonce the launch of its updated Sustainable Investment Professional Certification and invites finance professionals to a 5-à-7 Wine & Cheese, to hear highlights of the update and meet current and past students of the course. The FSI will be present and invites its members and wider […]
Responsible Investing 2.0: How AI, big data and fintech alter the use of ESG factors
On November 27th, the FSI hosted its final luncheon of 2017 at the Saint-James Club. Continuing with the theme of AI,big data and fintech’s impact on ESG factors, our panel, moderated by FSI board member, Solène Hanquier, Sustainable Development Advisor at Desjardins Group, included three professionals from asset and portfolio management: Vincent Roy, Managing Director, Scientific […]
Deep Dive 1: How are AI and big data changing the world of investing and does that help or impede the integration of ESG?
It’s Season 3 of the FSI Deep Dives and on November 7th, we gathered at the Deloitte Tower to discuss how AI and big data influence the integration of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into investment analysis. Our panelists were Bud Sturmak, Founder of BlueSky Investment Management, who joined us from New York to discuss […]
FSI at the 4e Colloque québécois de l’investissement responsable
On October 26, 2017, FSI participated in the 4e Colloque québécois de l’investissement responsable presented by the Quebec chapter of the UN-supported Principles for responsible investment (PRI), Réseau PRI Québec, which was attended by some 400 people. Highlights of the day included some important announcements and publications.