November 14, 2018

The new fund frontier: ESG and its crucial role for winning clients

by Refinitiv.

Watch leading experts from two of Canada’s premier financial institutions as they discuss the benefits of integrating ESG factors into portfolio management — both for assessing investment risks and opportunities, as well as attracting assets.

Rosalie Vendette, ESG Practice Leader for Desjardins and Judy Cotte, Head of Corporate Governance & Responsible Investment for RBC Global Asset Management were interviewed by Tim Kiladze of the Globe & Mail.

The Lipper Fund Awards bring together top performers, asset and wealth management visionaries, experts and influencers. As part of the Awards program, we hold a brief ‘fireside chat’ to discuss market trends, critical investment issues and new opportunities impacting the industry today. Speakers share their expertise and perspectives amongst fellow industry leaders on issues vital to defining its future.


For more than 30 years, the Lipper Fund Awards have recognized the world’s top fund managers and fund management firms in over 20 countries worldwide. Granted annually, highlight funds and fund companies that have excelled in delivering consistently strong risk-adjusted performance relative to their peers. The Lipper Fund Awards are based on the Lipper Leader for Consistent Return rating, which is a risk-adjusted performance measure calculated over 36, 60 and 120 months. The fund with the highest Lipper Leader for Consistent Return (Effective Return) value in each eligible classification wins the Lipper Fund Award. For more information, see Although Lipper makes reasonable efforts to ensure the accuracy and reliability of the data contained herein, the accuracy is not guaranteed by Lipper.


You can view the full list of winners here and the event photos here

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