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ADDRESSING THE
ESG CHALLENGES OF
TODAY AND TOMORROW

September 26th | 8:30 AM
Hotel Fairmont Royal York, 100 Front St W, Toronto, ON

We hope to see you in Toronto!

September 26th | 8:30 AM | Hotel Fairmont Royal York

Agenda

8:30-9:00am

Registration and Breakfast

9:00-9:10am

Welcome Address

9:10-10:20am

Panel Presentation and Q&A

10:20-11:00am

Networking and Breakfast

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investment growth is booming and shows no sign of slowing down. Join us to discuss what's driving the adoption of ESG investing and how to capitalize on it. During this event, we’ll cover the key challenges, actionable items, and associated opportunities that are trending in this rapidly growing investment style.

FactSet will be joined by industry thought leaders to examine the current state of ESG investing, challenges of current approaches, attractiveness for institutional clients and prospects, and how they predict it to evolve over time.

 

Speakers:

Margaret Childe - Manulife Asset Management

Nalini Feuilloley - UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

Vanessa Allen - TD Asset Management


Directions to the Fairmont can be found here.

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Speakers

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Margaret Childe

Director of ESG Research and Integration

Manulife Asset Management

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Nalini Feuilloley

Head of Canada

UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

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Vanessa Allen

Associate, Investment Risk

TD Asset Management

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Margaret Childe

Director of ESG Research and Integration | Manulife Asset Management

Maggie supports Manulife Asset Management's Canada-based investment teams with ESG integration research and process, company engagement, and proxy voting. She leads the development of their ESG credit assessment framework and co-leads the development of their United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals analytical methodology.

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Nalini Feuilloley

Head of Canada | UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

Nalini manages the Canadian network of institutional investor signatories and leads the local strategy at the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), based in Toronto. She is responsible for engaging with the investment community on responsible investment issues including ESG incorporation and engagement practices. Previously, she was with BlackRock Canada managing relationships with pension funds, endowments and foundations and promoting responsible investing initiatives locally. Nalini has over 14 years of experience with institutional investors including working internationally with both Roubini Global Economics and the Gerson Lehrman Group, alternative investment research firms for the buy-side.

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Vanessa Allen

Associate, Investment Risk | TD Asset Management

Vanessa Allen began at TD Asset Management, Inc. (TDAM) in June 2016, now working within the Investment Risk team after spending the earlier part of her tenure rotating through Credit Research, Fundamental Equity Research, and High Yield. Within Investment Risk, Vanessa engages the investment teams to push further systematic integration of ESG risk analysis and fuels discussion on various ESG considerations. As part of this, Allen has built out tools to monitor ESG risk exposures of portfolios, focusing on the companies that are most severely exposed to ESG risks. Prior to joining TD Asset Management, Allen spent several years conducting public policy research in the U.S. This involved analyzing various government entities' financial decisions, extending from public infrastructure investment, public-private partnerships, and the funding of pension liabilities. Vanessa holds an MBA from McGill University, a Master's in Public Policy from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and earned her Bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame.

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