CIRI/TMX Event: ESG Workshop

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) objectives continue to be of growing interest to the investment community. ESG factors are driving change in investor behaviour and expectations impacting the investment decision-making process and areas of engagement. What does that mean for the IRO?

Join CIRI and the TMX for our ESG for Investor Relations Workshop on Wednesday, November 28. This workshop will dive into the impact of ESG from different perspectives so that you, the IRO, can be well-informed and prepared for what your investors want. This workshop is eligible for 6 CEUs.

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Program Outline

 9:15 AM     Welcome Remarks

 9:20 AM     ESG and It's Increasing Importance to Issuers

Speaker: Julie Desjardins, President, Desjardins Associates & Consulting Inc.

10:00 AM    An Overview of Key Frameworks

Speaker: Sarah Keyes, Principal – Research, Guidance and Support, CPA Canada

11:00 AM    Networking Break

11:15 AM    How ESG Research Firms Fit In

Speaker: Simon MacMahon, Executive Vice President, Research Products, Sustainalytics 

12:15 PM    Lunch

 1:15 PM     How ESG is Driving Investment Decisions

Judy Cotte, VP & Head, Corporate Governance & Responsible Investment, RBC Global Asset Management  
Hyewon Kong, Associate Portfolio Manager, AGF Investments Inc. 
Walter Viguiliouk, Responsible Investing, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan (OTPP)

 2:30 PM     ESG Reporting Trends - Sponsored by The Works Design Communications

Lorie Brière, Principal, The Works Design Communications  

 3:30 PM     Telling your ESG Story & Integrating it Into Your IR Program

Christian Del Valle, Director, Corporate Affairs & Stakeholder Engagement, Goldcorp Inc.

 4:30 PM     Networking Cocktails - Sponsored by Q4 Inc.


Click here to view the Workshop Program. 

Click here to learn more about the Workshop Speakers.


Member fee: $249 + tax
Non-member fee: $299 + tax

Registration includes workshop materials, breaks and lunch.


Thank you to our Sponsors



Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance for reimbursement. Please contact Kaitlin Davis if you need to cancel your registration.

By registering for this CIRI event, you agree to comply with CIRI's Code of Conduct.

11/28/2018 8:45 AM - 5:00 PM
TMX Broadcast Centre The Exchange Tower 130 King Street West Toronto, ON CANADA

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