Events and Webinars

ISF is pleased to share details of upcoming events and webinars. Be sure to check back often for updates! If you are interested in presenting your research in an upcoming webinar, please let us know.

Upcoming

Virtual Event
1st Annual Canadian Sustainable Finance Network (CSFN) Conference

A discussion of the latest innovations in sustainable finance research and education.
  • October 21-23, 2020
  • Live virtual event

Past

Webinar
Fund Performance and Social Responsibility: New Evidence using Social Active Share and Social Tracking Error

  • August 28, 1pm
Presenter Sadok El Ghoul
University of Alberta Co-author Aymen Karoui

Webinar
Stranded Fossil Fuel Reserves and Firm Value

  • July 24, 1pm
Presenter Christina Atanasova
Simon Fraser University Co-author Eduardo Schwartz

Webinar
Resiliency of environmental and social stocks: an analysis of the exogenous COVID-19 market crash

  • June 26, 1pm
Presenter Yrjo Koskinen
University of Calgary

Webinar
Factoring Climate Risk into Financial Valuation

  • May 29, 2020
Presenter Kathryn Bakos
Director of the Climate Finance and Science Program, The Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation

Webinar
Carbon Risk

  • May 1, 2020
Presenter Ryan Riordan, PhD
ISF's Director of Research Moderator Sean Cleary, PhD
Executive Director, ISF

Event
Shaping the Future of Sustainable Finance: Institute for Sustainable Finance Launch

  • November 19-19, 2019
  • SmithToronto, 200 Front St. W, Suite 3020, Toronto, ON

We are at a pivotal moment in Canada where we can both protect our markets and investments from risk while refocusing them to tap into new and unprecedented opportunities. The new Institute for Sustainable Finance (ISF) is seizing this critical opportunity and leading the way by developing world-class sustainable finance expertise to shape the financial system for Canada’s future.

Help us celebrate the launch of the Institute for Sustainable Finance – the first-ever cross-cutting and collaborative hub in Canada that fuses academia, the private sector, and government with the singular focus of increasing the country’s sustainable finance capacity.

Event
Green Finance: New Directions in Sustainable Finance Research and Policy

  • June 14-15, 2019
  • Queen’s University, Kingston,ON

This conference serves as an ideal opportunity to engage leaders from academics, civil society, financial industry and government to share interests, present new research ideas, reflect on multi-level governance trends, and discuss current and challenging issues in sustainable finance.

Keynote Speakers
  • Patricia Fuller, Ambassador for Climate Change;
  • James Leech, the Chancellor of Queen’s University and former President and CEO of the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan;
  • Andrew Chisholm, Director on the RBC Board of Directors and a member of the Canadian Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance.
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