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Friday, February 26 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Active Ownership: Good Returns Through Good Employment

Fair wages, a safe and healthy work environment, respect for fundamental labour rights can all contribute to building long-term shareholder value. This session will explore how investors are engaging with portfolio companies to encourage positive working environments.


Moderators
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JJ Fueser

Research Coordinator, Corporate Governance, UNITE HERE
JJ Fueser coordinates UNITE HERE’s efforts to improve corporate governance practices at publicly traded companies. In recent years, UNITE HERE has led a comprehensive program to address board entrenchment and limits to shareholder rights at listed lodging REITs in the U.S. She acts... Read More →

Speakers
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Anne-Marie Gagnon

Equity Analyst, ESG Integration, bcIMC
Anne-Marie Gagnon is a risk management and responsible investing professional and an emerging market specialist with 10 years experience in the financial services industry. She joined bcIMC as an Equity Analyst, ESG Integration in October 2013. bcIMC is an investment manager with... Read More →
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Louis Malizia

Assistant Director, IBT Capital Strategies Department
Louis Malizia is the Assistant Director of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters Corporate & Strategic Initiatives Department. Louis began his work with the Teamsters in 1996 after work in the international economics and conflict resolution field. Louis works on the Union’s... Read More →
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Kevin Thomas

Director of Shareholder Engagement, SHARE
Kevin Thomas joined SHARE in 2013 as a Senior Analyst on social issues. Prior to working with SHARE Kevin was the Director of Advocacy for the Maquila Solidarity Network, a labour and women's rights organization, where he advised companies, governments, and public institutions on... Read More →


Friday February 26, 2016 1:15pm - 2:30pm PST
Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront 1133 West Hastings St, Vancouver, BC