Past events


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.

Cocktail Conference: The Intersection of Fintech and Responsible Investing

On September 7th, FSI hosted a cocktail event to kick-off the 2017-2018 program. Our theme for the year, AI and Big Data to the benefit of Responsible Investing was introduced by Amr Addas, Adjunct Professor at the Goodman Institute of Investment Management at John Molson School of Business, Concordia University and independent consultant, who described […]

Workshop 3: What impact for the sharing economy?

The final workshop on the season’s theme of the sharing economy was held on May 26th. FSI was first provided with an excellent exposé of the sharing economy landscape by Laurence Audette-Lagueux, Community Connector at OuiShare Quebec. The exposé (available for download in French) gave us examples of the sharing economy in action in service areas, […]

Panel Discussion: ESG – Value-Creation or Value-Salvation?

Integrating ESG considerations in the investment and risk governance framework. ESG factors are gaining in importance in today’s financial decisions and have a growing effect on investment performance. Whether through value-creation or value-salvation, ESG investing has emerged as an alpha factor in improving the risk/reward profile of different investments. Interested in ESG practice? Looking for a […]

Lunch Conference with Tim Lane, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada: Climate Change and Canada’s Economic Future

On March 2nd, the Finance and Sustainability Initiative welcomed Timothy Lane, Deputy Governor of the Bank of Canada to Montréal’s Club Saint James to discuss the impacts of climate change in a speech entitled: Thermometer Rising – Climate Change and Canada’s Economic Future. Opened by François Boutin-Dufresne, FSI Board Member and Strategist, Economics and Global […]
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