Invitation: Sustainable Finance Research Roundtable at Rotman, Wed, April 10

Posted for Rod Lohin

You are invited to join a research roundtable on sustainable finance on Wednesday, April 10 from 1 – 5 pm in the Career Centre Lounge at the Rotman School of Management. Register here

It is organized by the Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship and presented by the Rotman School of Management and the School of the Environment as part of the University of Toronto’s participation in the Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance and Investment

At the roundtable, we will explore recent academic research on sustainable finance, including the role of institutional investors, the changing regulatory environment, accounting and reporting standards and organization change.

The event will be hosted by Gordon Richardson , KPMG Professor of Accounting at Rotman, and features:

· Alexander Dyck (Professor of Finance and Economic Analysis and Policy, Manulife Financial Chair in Financial Services and a Fellow of the Lee-Chin Institute) on “Institutional Investors Influencing Corporate ESG Performance”

· Tiff Macklem (Dean and Chair of the Canadian Federal Govt Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance) on the work of the Expert Panel so far

· Gordon Richardson (Professor of Accounting) and Yue Li (Associate Professor, Accounting) on “Causes and Consequences of Voluntary Assurance of CSR Reports”

· Diane-Laure Arjaliès (Assistant Professor, Managerial Accounting and Control, General Management & Sustainability at Ivey) and Tima Bansal (Professor, General Management, Sustainability & Strategy at Ivey) on “The Transformation of Part of an Investment Company to ESG Orientation”

· Keith Ambachtsheer (Adjunct Professor of Finance at Rotman and Director Emeritus of the ICPM) on “Integrated Reporting for Pension Funds”

This roundtable is principally aimed at faculty members and PhD students. Space is limited. Please register soon to secure your spot (no later than March 29, 2019).



Rod Lohin

Executive Director

Michael Lee-Chin Family Institute for Corporate Citizenship

t. 416 978- 3458

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