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What role can investors play in enabling Canadian boardrooms to become diverse? Can boardrooms signal their ability to oversee long-term strategic decision-making and resilient value creation in a volatile era?

How can diversity drive innovation and risk management? How is ESG risk management re-defining future-ready business planning?


This webinar is part of our RI Digital: Canada 2020 event. To view all sessions please click here.

When: Wednesday, September 16, 2020 · 01:50:00 PM · Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Duration: 1 hour
Language: English
Who can attend? Everyone
Dial-in available? (listen only): No
Featured Presenters
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Supervisory Board Member, World Benchmarking Alliance (WBA)
Joyce is an experienced independent, non-executive director and former Global Chief Sustainability Officer, with expertise in finance, ESG, strategy, fintech, cybersecurity, innovation, and regulatory compliance. The depth and breadth of her experience is anchored in executive and board leadership positions in private corporations and international, science-based research nonprofits. Throughout her career, she has been trusted to lead initiatives which create organization-wide improvement in P&L structure and accountability. Skilled in problem-solving in complex systems, strong communication know-how, and authentic, diverse business experiences, Joyce excels at working collaboratively with executives and operating staff. Joyce’s leadership experience in banking and manufacturing industries, foreign language skills, and international business experience translates immediately to add value to companies focused on transformation through organic or acquisitive growth, and when data governance or energizing corporate innovation culture, are key strategies. As a former scientific language, computer programmer, Joyce is skilled at combining people, processes, and governance to create value.
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CFA Vice President, Responsible Investing, Investment Management Corporation of Ontario (IMCO)
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Non-Executive Board Director, Chairman of Sustainability & Scenarios Committee; Member of Remuneration Committee; former member of Control and Risks Committee (2014-2020), Eni S.p.A
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Executive Director, Canadian Coalition for Good Governance
Catherine McCall is the Executive Director of the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance. The Coalition is comprised of representatives of Canada’s leading institutional investors which collectively manage assets of approximately CAD $4.5 trillion. Its mandate is to improve corporate governance at Canadian public companies. As Executive Director, Catherine is responsible, together with the Board of Directors, for setting the strategy of the organization, leading policy development and participating in CCGG’s board engagement program. Catherine is a lawyer by training and is a member of the Ontario Securities Commission’s Continuous Disclosure Advisory Committee, the Global Network of Investor Associations and is designated as the Canadian country correspondent for the International Corporate Governance Network. Catherine has the ICD.D designation from the Directors Education Program of the Institute of Corporate Directors and U of T’s Rotman School of Management.
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Executive Director, UBC Sauder School of Business, Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics
Christie Stephenson is the Executive Director of the Peter P. Dhillon Centre for Business Ethics at the University of British Columbia’s Sauder School of Business.
She has more than two decades of diverse board experience and currently serves on the boards of a multi-employer plan with $2 billion AUM and Vancity, a values-based financial co-operative with 543,000 members-owners.
Before joining UBC Sauder in 2016, Christie spent more than 15 years at socially responsible and impact investing firms Sustainalytics (then Jantzi Research Associates), NEI Investments (Ethical Funds) and Rally Assets (then Purpose Capital).