Value protection: the role of active ownership and investor engagement

  • Date Feb. 27, 2014
  • Location SFU Beedie School of Business
  • Venue 500 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC

             

Value protection: the role of active ownership and investor engagement in improving company environmental, social and governance practices

Date: Thursday, 27 February 2014
Time: 16:00 to 20:00
Venue: SFU Beedie School of Business, Segal Graduate School
Address: 500 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC (Event Rooms on the ground floor)

Register: www.valueprotection.eventbrite.ca

Simon Fraser University’s Beedie School of Business, the Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE) and the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) warmly invite you to our speaker event on 27 February 2014, featuring keynote Fiona Reynolds, Managing Director, PRI and an expert responsible investment panel (details below).

With over 1,000 signatories representing over 32 trillion in AUM, the Principles for Responsible Investment is seeing growing investor interest in Active Ownership. What is it and how are PRI signatories putting it into practice? When does it work and when does it fail?

Fiona Reynolds' address will be followed by panel presentations and discussion with the audience on how active ownership and investor engagement can affect company practices in managing environmental, social and corporate governance issues. A reception will follow.

The event will bring together a wide range of professionals, from pension funds and investment fund managers to academics. Join us for the evening of networking and knowledge exchange.

Please register here. If you have questions, contact Amanda Card (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address))

Program:

15:30-16:00

Registration

16:00-16:10

Welcome and introduction by Michael Parent, SFU Beedie, and Peter Chapman, SHARE

16:10-16:30

Keynote address by Fiona Reynolds

16:30-17:30

Panel discussion on the role of active ownership and investor engagement in improving company practices in Environmental, Social and Governance issues

Panelists
 

  • Daniel Simard, CEO, Bâtirente
     
  • Shannon Rohan, Director of Responsible Investment, SHARE
     
  • Robert Walker, Vice President, ESG Services, NEI Investments
     
  • Jennifer Coulson, Manager, Corporate Engagement, bcIMC
     

Moderated by Fiona Reynolds, Managing Director, PRI

17:30-18:00

Q&A session

18:00-20:00

Networking reception

 

We look forward to seeing you.

Kind regards,

Fiona Reynolds,                              Peter Chapman,                    Michael Parent,
Managing Director, PRI                   Executive Director,                Director, Centre for          
                                                      SHARE                                   Corporate Governance and
                                                                                                   Risk Management, SFU Beedie
                                                                                                    School of Business

 

 

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