Building momentum for a Just Transition in Canada

RI Canada brings together asset owners, investment managers, banks, financial regulators, and data providers who are looking to play a meaningful role in the journey to a sustainable, net-zero economy.

The event is a unique opportunity to flesh out new ideas with fellow senior industry peers and share cutting-edge sustainability thinking to navigate the rapidly evolving responsible investment landscape.

Gain insights from industry-leading asset owners on their ESG allocation strategies, preferences, and strategies in 2024 and beyond.

 

2024 key themes:

  • Canada’s first transition taxonomy: What comes next?
  • Incorporating Indigenous perspectives into investment strategies
  • Sustainable Finance and Green Bonds
  • Regulatory and Policy Developments: How are investors preparing
  • Biodiversity and nature: Navigating data collection and stakeholder expectations
  • Road to net zero: Aligning investments with the 1.5°C pathway
  • Social investment: Promoting DEI and supporting the community
  • Effective engagement: Stewardship and escalation strategies
  • Sustainability standards and disclosure frameworks

Snapshot of 2023 attendees:

Meet leading asset owners including:

2023 speakers included:

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What can you expect at the forum?

Open discussion on the latest ESG strategies

The conference will showcase leading sustainability and ESG strategies by Canada’s companies and institutions. Join sessions on incorporating Indigenous perspectives into investment strategies, regulatory and policy developments, the road to net zero, biodiversity and nature, and many more.

Build a valuable network

Connect with stakeholders in all aspects of the ESG debate from banks, pension funds, insurers, NGOs, think tanks, and financial regulators. Build lasting relationships and compare best practices with your peers at interactive workshops, networking breaks, roundtables and an evening drinks reception.

Connect with Canadian asset owners and allocators

Hear from asset owners who are looking to increase their exposure to sustainable investments and financial products. Past asset owner attendees include AXA, Canada Post Corporation Pension Plan, CDPQ, HOOP, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, United Church of Canada, and many more.

Apply for a complimentary asset owner pass

Complimentary investor passes are limited to foundations, endowments, trusts, insurance companies, single family offices, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds who are actively making fund commitments and do not engage in third-party fundraising activities or collect fees for advisory/consulting services.

Please register your interest and a member of our team will be in touch to confirm your eligibility.

Embed your brand within the institutional investor industry

Responsible Investor Canada provides an opportunity to make connections with an exclusive audience of ESG and sustainable finance decision makers. Share your solutions, collaborate and network with senior-level executives through bespoke sponsorship packages to meet your 2024 business goals.

Enquire about sponsorship

Our 2023 leading advisory board included:

Bruce B. Simpson

GP, Agetech Capital

Anne-Marie Gagnon

Director, ESG, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI)

Hyewon Kong

Vice President, Head of Responsible Investing, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO)

Adam Scott

Executive Director, Shift: Action for Pension Wealth and Planet Health

Julie Segal

Senior Program Manager, Climate Finance, Environmental Defence

Catherine Simard

Senior Director, CDPQ

RI Canada 2024 agenda coming soon.

For more information on the agenda or speaking opportunities, please contact Joana Frade.

Joana.F@pei.group | +44 (0)203 879 3893

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Be recognised as driving the future of sustainable finance to institutional investors in Canada

Sponsoring at Responsible Investor global events positions your company at the forefront of key decision-makers and ensures your profile gains a competitive advantage within the industry. Enquire about bespoke sponsorship packages to:

  • Align your brand with Responsible Investor’s authoritative content-led event portfolio and be seen as a go-to solution provider for senior ESG and sustainable finance professionals.
  • Stand tall amongst your competitors by positioning your company at Responsible Investor Canada and embed your brand as a major player to senior institutional investors.
  • Raise your profile as a thought leader within the industry to overcome the key challenges within responsible investing.
  • Showcase your institutional investor solutions, in-person to new global audiences and generate new business opportunities to achieve your targets.

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2023 sponsors included:

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Connect with responsible investment investors

African Development Bank
AGF Investments
AIMCo
Alberta Investment Management Corporation
Allegra Wealth
Allianz Global Investors
Allstate Investments
Alphinity investments
AMP Capital
Aon
Atlantic Bank
Aviva Canada
AXA Investment Managers
Axia Real Assets
Baillie Gifford
Banister & Company
Bank of America
Bank of Canada
Banque Nationale Investissements
BC Pension Corp
BCI
BentallGreenOak
BHP Foundation
BlackRock
BlueOrchard
BMO
BMO Global Asset Management
BNP Paribas
British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (BCI)
Brookfield
Brookfield Asset Management Inc.
Brookfield Properties
BTG Pactual
CalPERS
Canada Climate Law Initiative
Canada Life
Canada Post Corporation Pension Plan
Canadian Institute for Climate Choices
Capstone Infrastructure
CDPQ

Hiroshi Komori

Senior Director, Stewardship & ESG, GPIF

RI events around the world have been beneficial to catch up on ongoing ESG issues and network with great people.

Andrea Palmer

ESG Lead, PGGM

I appreciate the quality of the delegates and the conversations. It’s the go-to venue to gauge developments in ESG integration.

Network at Canada's leading responsible investment event

Build lasting relationships and compare best practices with your peers.

RI Canada conference is back at Chelsea Hotel Toronto in September. Join over 600 top-level investors, fund managers and sustainable finance professionals for two days of networking at the must-attend event to learn, share, and debate ESG opportunities and challenges.

Building relationships at RI Canada isn’t just about exchanging business cards; it’s about finding common ground and shared goals. Collaborations forged here can be the cornerstone of future projects and initiatives.

The in-person networking experience

Meet industry thought-leaders

Connect with the ESG community at the forefront of shaping sustainable finance in Canada. Engage with investment professionals, regulators, academics, NGOs, and lawyers who are driving meaningful change in the industry.

15+ hours networking

Connect in-person with the ESG community at our interactive workshops, panels, private breakfasts, debates, and evening drinks reception. Every moment at RI Canada is a chance to forge valuable connections.

Connect with Canadian asset owners

Hear from asset owners who are looking to increase their exposure to sustainable investments and financial products. Past asset owner attendees include AXA, Canada Post Corporation Pension Plan, CDPQ, HOOP, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, United Church of Canada, and many more.

Connect with active investors

African Development Bank
AGF Investments
AIMCo
Alberta Investment Management Corporation
Allegra Wealth
Allianz Global Investors
Allstate Investments
Alphinity investments
AMP Capital
Aon
Atlantic Bank
Aviva Canada
AXA Investment Managers
Axia Real Assets
Baillie Gifford
Banister & Company
Bank of America
Bank of Canada
Banque Nationale Investissements
BC Pension Corp
BCI
BentallGreenOak
BHP Foundation
BlackRock
BlueOrchard

Be recognised as driving the future of sustainable finance

Responsible Investor Canada provides an opportunity to make connections with an exclusive audience of ESG and sustainable finance decision makers. Share your solutions, collaborate and network with senior-level executives through bespoke sponsorship packages to meet your 2024 business goals.

Enquire about sponsorship

Accommodation

 

Should you require accommodation for Responsible Investor Canada 2022, please use the link below to find hotels in the local area.

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Asset owners at RI Canada 2024

The Responsible Investor Canada provides an unrivalled platform for asset owners investing in ESG and sustainable finance.

A limited number of complimentary passes for the event are available for asset owners. Check out the benefits of joining the conference and learn who among your peers attends. Apply for a complimentary pass for you or your team now.

What to expect?

Network with your peers

Enrich your network, build lasting relationships, and exchange valuable perspectives with your investor peers through investor-only breakfasts, networking breaks, lunches and much more.

Gain expert insights

Hear from our industry-leading speaker line-up, discover the latest trends and stay aligned with future innovations in the market.

Stay aligned to developments and opportunities

Discover remarkable investment opportunities and leverage ESG expertise focused on regulation, human rights, biodiversity, net zero and more.

Meet with the best and brightest funds

Connect and arrange one-to-one meetings with the biggest and best ESG managers in the market.

Connect with active investors

Alecta
AP2
Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK)
Border to Coast Pensions Partnership
Brunel Pension Partnership
Cambridge Associates
Children's Investment Fund Foundation
Church of England Pensions Board
Friends Provident Foundation
Irish Life
Local Pensions Partnership
MP Investments
NEST Corporation
Nestlé UK Pensions
Nordea Life & Pension
Scottish Widows
Wellcome Trust
The Health Foundation
London Pensions Fund Authority
BBC Pension Trust
Folketrygdfondet
British Airways Pension Investment Management
Folksam
ING
VBV Pensionskasse
LGIM
Cambridge University Endowment
Migros Pension Fund
Caisse des depots et Consignations
Baloise
Strathclyde Pension Fund
GPIF
San Francisco Employees' Retirement System
OMERS
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan
State of New Jersey
New York City Comptroller
Canada Post Corporation Pension Plan
Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
HOOPP

Apply for a complimentary asset owner pass

Complimentary investor passes are limited to foundations, endowments, trusts, insurance companies, single family offices, sovereign wealth funds and pension funds who are actively making fund commitments and do not engage in third-party fundraising activities or collect fees for advisory/consulting services.

Please register your interest and a member of our team will be in touch to confirm your eligibility.

Apply for a complimentary pass

RI Canada 2024 speakers coming soon.

For more information on the agenda or speaking opportunities, please contact Joana Frade.

Joana.F@pei.group | +44 (0)203 879 3893

Download last year’s agenda