Addressing Climate Change in a Post-Pandemic World
Published: 16 June 2020
Climate change is a hot topic in the global capital markets for its potential to impact long-term value across sectors and geographies. Will climate change continue to be a focus area for investors in a post-pandemic world? This issue is likely to grow in importance given the systemic parallels between the societal and economic implications of COVID-19 and predicted impacts of climate change, which include increased prevalence of vector-borne diseases and impacts to global supply chains from extreme weather events.
Join us for a discussion on the financial impacts of climate-related risks and opportunities and key considerations for alternative investment managers. This interactive session will explore trends in climate-related investment strategies and provide specific examples of climate-related financial impacts to companies across multiple industries.
Sarah Keyes, CPA, CA
Principal at ESG Global Advisors
With a decade of diverse experience as a thought leader, consultant and auditor, Sarah is a recognized voice on the financial impacts of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues for the Canadian business community. She is a speaker, author and facilitator on the impacts of climate change risks and opportunities on governance, strategy, risk management and performance.
Sarah is a Principal at ESG Global Advisors, a new consulting firm created to help bridge the gap between companies and shareholders on ESG issues. Prior to this role, Sarah was a Principal at Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) where she produced research, thought leadership and practical guidance for companies to integrate climate change considerations into business strategy, risk management, governance and reporting.