Join the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) for a week of responsible investment activity in Canada, culminating in:
PRI in Person is the leading annual global responsible investment conference. For the first time in 2014, PRI in Person and the PRI Academic Network conference will be held back-to-back in North America during the week of 22-26 September at the Hilton Bonaventure Hotel in Montréal, Canada.
The agenda will cover a wide variety of topics including debates on fossil fuel divestment, investor tax responsibility, green bonds, fracking, human rights in extractives and executive remuneration – with plenty of peer-to-peer networking and discussion.
Registrations are now open for PRI in Person and the PRI Academic Network Conference
The week will also feature a large number of exciting side events:
PRI Academic Network Conference 2014 – Bridging the Gap
Bringing cutting edge academic research to signatories
Monday 22 – Wednesday 24 September 2014 | 2pm Monday 22 – 12.15pm Wednesday 24
Montréal Sustainability Tour
Provided by Presima Inc.
Monday 22 September | 1pm – 5pm (followed by cocktails)
SITE VISIT – Hydro Québec, La Grande
Robert-Bourassa hydroelectric facilities, the powerhouse, exterior sites and presentations
Monday 22 September 2014 | 6am – 8pm
SITE VISIT – Oil Sands, Fort McMurray
In association with the Pembina Institute
Monday 22 – Tuesday 23 September 2014
SPOTLIGHT ON QUÉBEC RESEARCH
by La Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec
Tuesday 23 September 2014 | 8.30am – 11.45am
Investing for impact and competitive returns – approaches for institutional investors
This event will take place at the Hilton Montréal Bonaventure. There is no charge, but places must be booked in advance
Tuesday 23 September 2014 | 2pm – 5pm
A Québec Success Story
This complimentary event will be held at the Hilton Montréal Bonaventure. Places must be booked in advance when registering for PRI in Person
Tuesday 23 September 2014 | 5pm – 7pm
Private equity and responsible investment: networking event
In partnership with Réseau Capital, CVCA and ILPA
Tuesday 23 September 2014 | 6pm – 8pm
ESG and Credit: How carbon constraints could impact the creditworthiness of the coal sector
Speakers: Adeline Diab, Aviva Investors: James Leaton, Carbon Tracker: Michael Wilkins, Standard & Poor’s.
Wednesday 24 September | 10am – 11.30 am
ESG impact assessment – Quantifying the climate, water and health impacts of investment portfolios
Please join EY for a peer-to-peer discussion on the relevance of environmental and social impact quantification, challenges and opportunities to refine responsible investment approaches.
Wednesday 24 September | 9am – 11.30 am
Tours of Montréal
Including ‘Flavours and Aromas of Old Montréal’, ‘A Foodie’s Tour of Little Italy’ and ‘City Tour of Montréal’
Saturday 27 September 2014 | 9.30am – 1.30pm
We look forward to welcoming you to PRI in Person, Montréal.
Check out the highlights from last year’s Conference here