ESG & Responsible Investing Trends in Canada for Alternative Investments

Canada ESG Virtual event Responsible Investment

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Responsible Investing and ESG (environmental, social and governance) factors continue to rise in importance in portfolio management and best practice across alternative investments, driven by investors and regulators alike.

Join us for a lively discussion on current trends in Canada on responsible investment adoption, policy best practices and how to best integrate ESG within the portfolio management processes. Topics with include:

  • Trends in Responsible Investing and ESG in Canada
  • Building policies around your ESG philosophy
  • Navigating ESG data
  • Sound practices in ESG based on current regulations
  • ESG integration in portfolio management
  • Climate change risks and considerations
  • AIMA’s DDQ for Responsible Investments and ESG Disclosure Tools
  • Investor preferences
  • and more



  • Tamara Close, Founder & Managing Partner, ESG Strategy Advisory, Capital Markets, Close Group Consulting 
  • Jason Landau, Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, Head of Investment Team, Waratah Capital Advisors
  • Martin Grosskopf, Vice-President and Portfolio Manager, AGF Investments Inc.
  • Jeff Chan, Senior Portfolio Manager, ESG Investing, Canada Post



  • Patrick Bryden, Managing Director, Head of ESG Research, Scotiabank


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A copy of the slide deck referenced in the webinar can be found below:

Webinar slide deck - ESG Trends in Canada 2023.pdf