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ESG and Sustainability Funds Resilient in the Face of Non-Traditional Risks

ESG and Sustainability Funds Resilient in the Face of Non-Traditional Risks

Throughout the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, major investment funds set up with ESG and sustainability criteria are outperforming the rest of the market, utilizing their experience with non-traditional risks. S&P Global Market Intelligence analyzed 17 exchange-traded and mutual funds, with more than $250 million in ESG-related assets under management, and found 12 of the 17 ESG funds […]

Finance Solutions for Climate Action Needed

Finance Solutions for Climate Action Needed

One of the main obstacles to meaningful climate action is adequate capital backing. While government policies and incentives are crucial to drive climate initiatives, solutions require support from a broader stakeholder group. The financial sector has been called out as a crucial participant in solving the global climate crisis.  Pension funds, banks, insurance companies and investment management […]

Despite Ontario Policy Uncertainty, Global Movement on Climate Continues with European Leadership

Despite Ontario Policy Uncertainty, Global Movement on Climate Continues with European Leadership

The new Ontario government have brought much uncertainty to the fate of the provincial climate policies implemented by the Liberal government over their last term. The newly elected Progressive Conservatives announced their intention to dismantle the cap-and-trade system, which generated $2.8 billion in revenue for the province and were earmarked to be invested in initiatives aimed at reducing […]