Investing Powerfully: How Can Universities Go Carbon Neutral?


HOW can universities move toward carbon neutral and socially responsible investments? Investing Powerfully creates space for students, financial professionals, and university representatives to explore best investment practices for climate accountability. Through a speakers' panel and facilitated Q&A, attendees will discover the connections between decarbonization, divestment and responsible investments, and envision how reinvestment can support the work of communities.

Doors OPEN at 4:00pm. Arrive early for the best seats!
RSVP is FREE and required:


Danielle Levine
Executive Director at Kanuu Indigenous Innovation Society
Presentation topic: How public institutions and universities can align their investments with reconciliation efforts and support the work of Indigenous communities.

Peter Chapman
Executive Director of the Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE)
Presentation topic: Approaches to investing responsibly, including techniques such as proxy voting and shareholder activism.

Mike Thiessen
Manager of Sustainable Research at Genus Capital
Presentation topic: The potential profitability and challenges of divesting portfolios. 

Embark acknowledges that this event is being hosted on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish Peoples. In particular, this includes the land of the Tsleil-Waututh, Musqueam, Skwxwú7mesh, and Kwikwetlem nations where we work, live, and play.

This event is hosted in a theatre presentation room with escalating stairs. Please contact Gianjeet Kaur at to make us aware of any specific accessibility needs.

This event is presented by Embark Sustainability with sponsorship from the Pacific Institute for Climate Solutions at SFU (PICS).

April 05, 2018 at 4:30pm - 6:30pm
ASB 10900 - SFU Burnaby Campus
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