Finance Summit

Beyond Net-Zero:
Finance as a Catalyst
for Change

May 18-19 2022


presented by

2021 edition sessions

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Keynote - Shaping a low-carbon future

Nili Gilbert (David Rockefeller Fund), Guy Cormier (Mouvement Desjardins), Charles Emond (CDPQ)
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Keynote - On the road to COP26: the global financial sector steps forward

Caroline Codsi (Women in Governance), William Russell (Lord Mayor of London)
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Keynote - Building a more sustainable banking industry

Karl Pettersen (Société Générale)
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Keynote - Creating a more Inclusive Economy: Practical Insights from Global Institutional Investors

Amy Hepburn (Investor Leadership Network), Blake Hutcheson (OMERS), Kim Thomassin (CDPQ)

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Keynote - Making nature investable through conservation

Hilary French (UNEP), Mandy Gull-Masty (Grand Council of the Crees (Eeyou Istchee) / Cree Nation Government), Hadley Archer (Nature United)
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Panel - Achieving net-zero goals in North-America

Eric Usher (UNEP FI), Roger Beauchemin (Addenda Capital), Rob Wesseling (Co-operators), Christine Bergeron (Vancouver City Savings Credit Union)
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Panel - Addressing climate risks, disclosure and transition pathways

David Carlin (UNEP FI), Nicole Vadori (TD Bank Group), Margaret Eve Childe (Manulife Investment), John A. Cook (Mackenzie Investments)
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Panel - Advancing the role of insurance in adaptation and resilience for society and nature

Butch Bacani (UNEP FI), Moira Gill (TD Insurance), Michael Peterson (California Department of Insurance), Mandy Dennison (Intact)
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Panel - Aligning climate policy frameworks and taxonomies

Daniel Bouzas (UNEP FI), Karen Degouve (Natixis), Peter Johnson (Scotiabank), Denisa Avermaete (European Banking Federation)
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Panel - Building resilience through impact: reshaping the banking industry

Puleng Tumelo Ndjwili-Potele (UNEP FI), Dan Saccardi (Ceres), Davida Heller (Citi), Claude Breton (National Bank)
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Panel - Just transition and decent work agenda towards a green economy

Camilla Roman (International Labour Organization), Susan McGeachie (BMO Climate Institute), Layalee Ramahi (UNEP FI), Mijin Cha (Occidental College), Mark Podlasly (First Nations Major Project Coalition)
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Panel - Financing the energy transition In North America

Michel Hurtubise (Société Générale), Sheldon Bueckert (Enbridge), Marie-Hélène Ben Samoun (Boston Consulting Group), Ed Hirs (Economist)
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Panel - Development banks at the forefront of sustainable finance

Stephanie Shumsky (Findev Canada), Robert Cheberiak (Développement international Desjardins), Grégoire Chauvière Le Drian (European Investment Bank), Serge LeVert-Chiasson (Sarona Asset Management)
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Panel - Using Artificial Intelligence for Sustainable Investment

Anne-Marie Hubert (EY), Marie-Josée Privyk (Novisto), Manuel Morales (Université de Montréal), Claudia Kruse (APG)
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Panel - Diversity Drives Growth for our Businesses

Caroline Codsi (Women in Governance), Solène Hanquier (Desjardins), Deborah Cherenfant (TD Group), Danièle Henkel (Evol)
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Panel - Climate risk modelling and solutions

Matt Orsagh (CFA Institute), Mario Robitaille (Desjardins Group), Monika Freyman (Mercer Canada)
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Panel - Practical Actions Insurers and Investors can take to help Climate Proof Canada

Alyson Slater (Global Risk Institute), Craig Stewart (Insurance Bureau of Canada), Kathryn Bakos (Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation), Jan Kellett (United Nations Development Program)
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Panel - Climate change reporting, accountability and comparability

Milla Craig (Millani), Jeffrey Hales (Value Reporting Foundation), André-Martin Bouchard (WSP Global), Mark Fattedad (Jarislowsky Fraser)
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Panel - TNFD: advancing biodiversity issues and frameworks in finance

Odile Conchou (UN Convention on Biological DIversity), Sebastien Soleille (BNP Paribas), Florence Jeantet (OP2B), Andrew Mitchell (Equilibrium Futures)
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Panel - Aligning the financial sector with biodiversity goals

Diego Creimer (SNAP Québec), Philippe Crête (Fondaction), Brandon Lewis (Hancock Natural Resource Group), Laure Villepelet (Tikehau Capital), Anne-Laurence Roucher (Mirova)
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Panel - Indigenous-led land stewardship: investing for positive real-world outcomes

Ernie Daniels (First Nations Finance Authority), Eli Enns (IISAAK OLAM), Lindsey Walton (Principles for Responsible Investment), Véronique Bussières (SNAP Québec)