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.
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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.
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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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).