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Thursday, February 25
 

6:00pm PST

Public Event: Building Sustainable Capital Markets: The Role of Investors
The SFU Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability, the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), and SHARE (Shareholders Association for Research & Education) invite you to attend a special learning and networking event on the topic of “Building Sustainable Capital Markets—The Role of Investors.”  

A panel of ESG (economic, social and governance) experts from PRI, the Capital Stewardship Program (SEIU), bcIMC (British Columbia Investment Management Corporation) and SHARE will discuss their perspectives on how capital is allocated and invested in global, regional and national economies.

The event will also feature introductory presentations by SFU finance students regarding the integration of ESG factors into the management of the SFU graduate student portfolio.

Open to the public, especially people, organizations and industry associations interested in sustainable capital markets and responsible investment.

Moderators
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Stephanie Bertels

Associate Professor and Director, SFU Beedie School of Business, Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability
Stephanie Bertels is the Lead Researcher for the Embedding Project. She founded the Embedding Project in 2010 when she developed the embedding framework in a systematic review on Embedding Sustainability into Organizational Culture for the Network for Business Sustainability... Read More →

Speakers
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Vishal Bane

Chief Investment Officer, SIAS Fund
Vishal Bane is the Chief Investment Officer for the Student Investment Advisory Service (SIAS Fund), which manages over $15.5 million of the university’s endowment portfolio and is funded by contributions from HSBC Bank Canada and Lohn Foundation.
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Vonda Brunsting

Director, Capital Stewardship Program, SEIU (Service Employees International Union)
Vonda Brunsting is Director of the Capital Stewardship Program‚ Service Employees International Union (SEIU). The Capital Stewardship Program was created within the International Union as a center of excellence on capital and financial institutions and to facilitate partnership... Read More →
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Jennifer Coulson

Senior Manager, ESG Integration, bcIMC
Jennifer Coulson has worked in the field of responsible investing for more than 14 years. Jennifer transitioned to bcIMC in January of 2012, an asset manager primarily serving the BC public sector and managing about $123 billion in pension assets across a variety of asset classes... Read More →
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Will Martindale

Head of Policy, United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment
Will Martindale joined the PRI in February 2014 as Head of Policy. Previously Will worked for Oxfam as policy adviser for the financial sector. Will has a background in banking, joining JPMorgan's graduate programme in June 2004, supporting a web-based trading platform for JPMorgan's... Read More →
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Shannon Rohan

Director of Responsible Investment, SHARE
Shannon Rohan is a responsible investment professional with a focus on helping institutional investors devise and implement responsible investment policies and practices. Her principle area of expertise is devising shareholder engagement approaches for mission-driven investors. She... Read More →
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Sabrina Pei-Hsuan Tsai

2014 Canadian Portfolio Manager, SIAS Fund, Intern, SFU Treasury
Sabrina Pei-Hsuan Tsai was the 2014 Canadian Portfolio Manager for the SIAS Fund and is currently an intern at SFU Treasury where she assists SFU on responsible investment initiatives. Previously she worked as an equity research analyst covering emerging Cleantech companies and as... Read More →


Thursday February 25, 2016 6:00pm - 9:00pm PST
Segal Graduate School of Business 500 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC.
 
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