Keynote Address: Where Risks Become Opportunities: OPTrust’s Evolution to Sustainable Investing
Date & Time
Wednesday, November 4, 2020, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Peter Lindley William McDonnell

Moderator: William (Bill) McDonnell - Board Director and Chair (Finance, Audit & Risk) Committee – Associated Medical Services Inc.

Peter Lindley - President & CEO, OPTrust

Low interest rates. Market volatility. Geopolitical risks. Climate change. Pension funds are being forced to navigate an increasingly challenging investing environment in pursuit of delivering sustainability to the members who depend on them – today and decades in the future.  In a world characterized by unprecedented challenges, how do pension plans balance risk and opportunity? Learn from Peter Lindley, OPTrust’s President and CEO, as he outlines the successful approaches the fund has taken to embed climate risk into its investment strategy, measure carbon exposure across the total portfolio and integrate ESG factors for long-term sustainability while remaining fully funded for 11 straight years.


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