SFU Beedie Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability / UBC Sauder Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics: Responsible Investment Stewardship Workshop

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February 25th, 2017

9:00am – 4:30pm

This one-day seminar, co-hosted by SFU’s Centre for Corporate Governance and Sustainability and UBC’s Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics and led by Shannon Rohan from SHARE, built on our November workshop on ESG valuation.

The seminar was attended by students from SFU and UBC interested in learning more about responsible investment.

9:00am-noon ESG Screening
In this hands-on morning session, we undertook background ESG research on two companies to help student fund managers and others understand how to address ESG factors in the selection of securities.
12:00pm-12:30pm lunch (provided)
12:30pm-4:30pm Stewardship
In the afternoon, we explored stewardship, including proxy voting and active engagement, and made a plan for how the student funds can approach both of these activities.

Both sessions included the participation of industry professionals that are actively involved in responsible investment.