What is the future of ESG?

Wednesday, May 8, 2024 at 1:00 PM (ET)

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ESG is at a crossroads. Just six years remain until 2030, the deadline year for the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Mandatory disclosures are coming in many jurisdictions. Yet skepticism about the long-term role of ESG continues. During this virtual roundtable, which is hosted by Advisor.ca and Investment Executive and which aired live on Wednesday, May 8, 2024, at 1:00 pm ET, panelists will discuss how ESG will adapt for the future and what investment products and themes could emerge. They’ll also dive into what advisors need to do to ensure they’re properly serving their clients who want to invest according to ESG factors. factors.  

Presented by:
Trevor David, Director, Morningstar Sustainalytics
Solène Hanquier, Senior Manager and Head of Responsible Investing, National Bank Investments

Moderated by:
Ady Jonsohn, Vice President, Content Development and Delivery, Responsible Investment Association

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About the presenters

Trevor leads the North American Client Advisory team at Sustainalytics, supporting asset managers and asset owners to integrate ESG research and ratings into their investment strategies. Trevor has led various projects to support investors in developing sustainable investment approaches and creating sustainable fund products. He is a regular blog contributor and co-author of the report, ‘How Investors Integrate ESG: A Typology of Approaches’ (2017). Prior to joining Sustainalytics, Trevor held sustainability-focused roles in the public and private sector. Trevor is a CFA Charterholder and is a recipient of ‘Canada’s Clean 50 – Emerging Leader’ and ‘SRI Conference 30 Under 30’ awards.

As Senior Manager and Head of Responsible Investment, Solène Hanquier is responsible for leading the development and execution of the responsible investment plan for National Bank Investments (NBI) and National Bank’s Wealth Management division.

Solène has been working in the field of responsible investment and sustainable development for over a decade. Before joining NBI, she developed her skills within the Desjardins Group’s and Bell Canada’s responsible investment and corporate social responsibility teams. Solène is a board member of the Responsible Investment Association (RIA), serves on the governance committee of Fonds Investi, and instructs in Finance Montréal’s advanced sustainable finance training program.

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