Name
Earth, Wind and Fire: Sustainable Infrastructure and the Need for a Climate Stress Tested Portfolio
Date & Time
Thursday, November 3, 2022, 3:00 PM - 3:45 PM
Kathryn Bakos Michael Reid Manpreet Juneja Andrew Cogan
Description

Investors recognize that sustainability and climate resilience are now a necessity for infrastructure, but are they factoring the transition risks impact on these assets? As infrastructure becomes greener and more resilient against climate volatility, investors are looking for ways to allocate assets so their portfolios do the same. This panel will explore the best approaches for incorporating climate risks into asset valuations and maximizing returns on sustainable investments.

Moderator: Michael Reid, Relationship Manager, CEM Benchmarking

Speakers:
Kathryn Bakos, Director, Climate Finance and Science, Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation, University of Waterloo
Manpreet Juneja, Economist, Global Infrastructure Hub
Andrew Cogan, Managing Director, Head of Infrastructure Investments, Fengate Asset Management
Brent Gilmour, Chief Commercial Officer, Canada Green Building Council