Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century: Launch of Canada Roadmap

                January 2017 The PRI, UNEP FI and The Generation Foundation have launched the Canada roadmap for Fiduciary Duty. The roadmap is the culmination of extensive consultation with regulators, investors, policy makers and attorneys across Canada. It makes a series of recommendations to enable the market-wide adoption of ESG integration. The recommendations address the following…

Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century: Australia, Brazil, Canada, UK and US Roadmaps

The PRI, The Generation Foundation and UNEP FI have launched a series of roadmaps as part of the Fiduciary Duty in the 21st Century initiative. The publications are the culmination of extensive consultation with regulators, investors, policy makers and attorneys across the countries. They make a series of recommendations to enable the market-wide adoption of ESG integration. The recommendations address the following core…

ING

ING Europe Netherlands Banking Net Zero Banking Alliance and Principles for Responsible Banking

Major international legal report backs growing institutional investor focus on achieving positive sustainability impacts

New research provides a legal framework for institutional investors internationally as they seek to address key environmental and social sustainability challenges, and sets out the opportunities for policy reform 21 July, LONDON – Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer (Freshfields) has today released a new report, A Legal Framework for Impact, commissioned by The Generation Foundation, the United…

A Legal Framework for Impact

A legal framework for considering sustainability impact in investor decision making. Discover the report findings which form the basis of a multi-year work programme led by UNEP FI, PRI and The Generation Foundation.

A Legal Framework for Impact – Resources

Publications The report, A Legal Framework for Impact: sustainability impact in investor decision-making, authored by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and commissioned by PRI, UNEP FI and The Generation Foundation, provides ground-breaking legal analysis on the extent to which legal frameworks enable investors to consider impact in their activities across 11 jurisdictions: the EU, Australia, Brazil, Canada,…

A Legal Framework for Impact: sustainability impact in investor decision-making

The report, authored by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and commissioned by PRI, UNEP FI and The Generation Foundation, provides ground-breaking legal analysis on the extent to which legal frameworks enable investors to consider impact in their activities across 11 jurisdictions: the EU, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Japan, South Africa, the Netherlands, UK and the US.

Aligning financial portfolios with biodiversity goals: discover the new addition to the ENCORE tool

In a critical decade for climate and nature, banks and investors can now explore their portfolio’s impact on species extinction risk and ecological integrity, and take immediate action to reverse biodiversity loss. New UN-backed ENCORE biodiversity module has been launched, enabling financial institutions to explore to what extent their financial portfolio indirectly drives species extinction…

Clayton

Jim Clayton was appointed Professor and Timothy R. Price Chair in Real Estate and Infrastructure at the newly established Brookfield Centre in the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto in January 2018. He is tasked with helping to lead and establish the Brookfield Centre as a global centre of excellence in teaching,…

Global Roundtable Day 2: From sustainable finance market practice to regulatory horizons

UNEP FI kicked off Day 2 of its Global Roundtable with another day full of high-level keynotes, plenaries, regional focused panels and technical sessions with over 3,000 delegates. Launches included resources to support TCFD implementation. UNEP’s Executive Director Inger Andersen said finance industry and its future profitability and our very own survival need natural systems.…

Segell

Dean Segell is Director, Sustainability Strategy, at Sun Life. In this new role, Dean is responsible for developing and implementing Sun Life’s new sustainability plan. Dean has a background in investment banking and management consulting, and most recently was an Associate Director at Convergence – a sustainable investing platform working with private and public investors…

AXIS Capital

AXIS Capital Latin America & Caribbean Bermuda Insurance Principles for Sustainable Insurance

Carney

Mark Carney is UN Special Envoy for Climate Action and Finance and Prime Minister Johnson’s Finance Adviser for COP26. Mark was previously Governor of the Bank of England (from 2013 to 2020), and before that Governor of the Bank of Canada (from 2008 to 2013). Internationally, Mark was Chair of the Financial Stability Board (from…

Roy

By the age of 15, Louis Roy had decided that his mission would be to try and lead the world down a more responsible path, whether in social or environmental terms. Ten years later he founded Optel, a B-Corp-certified company whose goal is to influence the behaviour of both large companies and consumers. Since then…

Wiebeck

Angela Wiebeck leads UBS in Society’s Program Office. UBS in society focuses on driving long term positive impact for clients, employees, investors and society. This includes UBS’s sustainable investing, philanthropy, corporate responsibility, environmental and social risk, foundation and community investment activities. Angela defines the strategic focus for UBS in society and leads in its implementation…

Jennifer Reynolds

Jennifer Reynolds is the President & CEO of the Toronto Finance International (TFI). TFI is a public-private partnership between Canada’s three levels of government, the financial services sector and academia. TFI’s mission is to lead collective action that drives the competitiveness and growth of Toronto’s financial sector and establishes its prominence as a leading international…