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Developing Resilience at the Top: Leadership in 2021

January 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Session Description Leading through complexity and ambiguity of business challenges is ongoing and ever-evolving. Leaders have an opportunity to  draw on the foundational skills of leadership while at the same time develop new skills that help build resilience in leading from the top. Risk managers have a key role in building corporate leadership resilience in partnership with their HR partners. Risk managers are incorporating specific leadership programs and metrics into their company’s risk appetite statement, board and executive level reporting. GRI…

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Behind the Scenes on TCFD Reporting: Tackling Key Issues

January 26 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Description Disclosure of climate-related financial information is on the rise among Canadian financial firms, with a 40 per cent increase in alignment with the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD) recommendations since their release in 2017. Risk and investment teams are leading day-to-day sustainable finance and climate risk management activities and play an essential role in shaping the public disclosure about these issues. Join financial sector and industry peers in this webinar about the challenges and successes related to…

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Modern Monetary Theory, the Deficit Myth and New Economic Paradigm

February 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

As a leading authority on “Modern Monetary Theory”, and author of The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and the Birth of the People’s Economy, Dr. Kelton will discuss conventional and alternative economic approaches to monetary policy and the role of taxes, debt and deficits in fiscal policy.

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Quantum Readiness for the Financial Sector

February 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Speakers Jaya Baloo, CISO, Avast Software Bob Blakley, former Global Director, Information Security Innovation, Citi Steve Hawkins, CISO, Scotiabank Michele Mosca, Author, Quantum Threat Timeline   Disclaimer: This is a GRI Member exclusive event. If you are currently employed by one of the following organizations listed here please use your organization email address to register. If you are registering from a different organization or email, your registration is subject to being cancelled by GRI staff leading up to the event.…

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GRI Webinar – Sustainable Finance and Climate Risk Series: Transition Risk and the Road to Net Zero

March 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Please join us as we hear from James Meadowcroft, Canada Research Chair in Governance for Sustainable Development, Research Director at the Transition Accelerator and Professor at Carleton University, and Peter van Dijk, GRI Executive in Residence, as they discuss Canada's opportunity to be a global leader in getting to net zero.

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GRI Webinar – National Pension Hub Insight Series: Sustainable Finance Trends in Pension Fund Investments

March 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Rob Bauer, Executive Director of  the International Centre for Pension Fund Management (ICPM), as he discusses why institutional investors would benefit from taking their clients' social preferences seriously.

Two-thirds of the participants in a study Rob co-authored said they want their pension savings invested in a sustainable manner, even when they expect that engagement may hurt financial performance.

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Canadian Proposals for a Central Bank Digital Currency – discussion with the researchers

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Bank of Canada engaged leading researchers to design a digital currency that, like a traditional banknote, would be widely accessible, secure and denominated in Canadian dollars. The Bank engaged three independent project teams to conduct exploratory design work. Our expert researchers will come together to discuss their design proposals and debate the risks and benefits of each proposal.

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The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of our Canadian Economy and How to Fix it

April 8 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Please join us at our latest webinar in our GRI Macroeconomic Policy series as we hear from leading Canadian economists Don Drummond and Jack Mintz as they discuss what's wrong with our Canadian economy and offer monetary and fiscal policy suggestions to address our economic challenges. After more than a decade of unprecedented economic pressures since the Global Financial Crisis of 2008/2009 and the fallout forces of the current pandemic, Canada's real economic growth rate is the worst since the Great Depression. Together,…

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