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“It’s important to think about these issues. We are a long-term investor and we want to future-proof our buildings, whether that means from increases in utility rates to climate regulations. Sustainability is about preparing our buildings for the future, which is in our best interests as an investor, and our...

“It’s important to know that these principles are drawn from UN commitments and declarations, so they have global legitimacy. The companies in the compact are asked to internalize these principles, and then to report on how they are implementing them in direct operations, supply chains, etc.” – Gavin...

Canadian defined benefit pension plans are among the best in the world, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) President and CEO Jim Keohane said at a press conference to release the fund’s annual report, and results would support that conclusion. The plan’s funded status at the end of 2016 was 122 per cent,...

As the Chinese look to the future and ponder strategies to manage the challenges of an ageing society, including the provision of adequate retirement income, they are heeding the advice of Canadian pension experts, and the lessons of the past when Canada addressed its own retirement woes. Paul Martin was the finance...

“We have asked people to think differently about what they do and to let go of ideas that they would have held as self-evident truths, particularly in our investment activities. For us the goal is no longer to always have the highest return … our goal is to meet the obligations we have to our members, and the...

“I am just a drop in the bucket here. There are a lot of people who are in worse predicaments than I am. I have seen it. They are afraid to speak up and just make do. But they have nothing, far less than I have. “I am grateful for what I do have and for people like Jane who are striving to make it better for...

“The main goals would be to give more incentives to those people who need them the most, especially lower-income workers, and to make existing savings incentives easier to use for people. Several thoughtful proposals from progressives and conservatives exist to achieve these goals. All that is really missing is the...