ESG from Sea to Shining Sea: responsible (alternative) investment trends in North America

USA Canada ESG Responsible Investment

ESG integration in alternative investments continues to gain momentum, though regional differences can apply. Hear how North American firms are considering ESG adoption in relation to their global peers, and how local investor priorities, cultural norms and regulatory differences are helping to shape ESG mandates in Canada and the US.
Topics will include:

  • ESG adoption trends in the US & Canada
  • Comparison of global ESG adoption trends to North America
  • Impact of local economy on ESG mandates
  • Regulatory differences between jurisdictions
  • How firms are implementing ESG policies and practices
  • Investor demand & ESG preferences 


  • Chris Addy, Founder and CEO , Castle Hall
  • Jamie Chesner, Principal, Blackstone Alternative Asset Management (BAAM)
  • Jason Landau, Executive Vice President and Portfolio Manager, Waratah Capital Advisors
  • Lukasz Pomorski, Managing Director, AQR



  • Max Budra, Associate Director, Markets, Governance and Innovation, AIMA