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GRI Fellow John Hull Receives Award

Congratulations to Prof. John Hull, Senior Fellow at GRI on being awarded the Roger Martin Award for Excellence in Teaching. Established by Professor Emeritus Roger Martin, a former Dean of the Rotman School, the award is presented annually to faculty members who have achieved distinction for their teaching activities.   You can read the full… View Article

GRI Welcomes Sagicor Financial Company Ltd. as a New GRI Member

We are pleased to welcome Sagicor Financial Company Ltd. as a new GRI member. Listed on the TSX, Sagicor is a leading financial services provider in the Caribbean, with more than 180 years of history and a growing presence as a provider of life insurance products in the United States. We look forward to working… View Article

International Women’s Day

On this International  Women’s Day our hearts and minds turn to our sisters who have been affected by the events in Ukraine.  

New Member: Sun Life

GRI is proud to welcome Sun Life as our newest member. Our programming, education and research resources, along with a focus on Sustainable Finance/Climate Risk and pension offerings will help support Sun Life’s risk management initiatives and global commitment to sustainability. We look forward to a productive association with the Sun Life team and having… View Article

Changes Coming To Canada’s Financial Reporting And Assurance Standards

Independent review of financial and sustainability reporting and assurance standard setting continues with release of consultation paper TORONTO, Dec. 8, 2021 /CNW/ – Today the Independent Review Committee on Standard Setting in Canada released its Consultation Paper. The paper outlines key matters the committee suggests should be considered to keep Canada’s financial reporting and assurance… View Article

COP 26 Outcomes That Are Shaping The Future Of Sustainable Finance

November 18, 2021 – Nearly 200 nations concluded their annual climate change negotiations at the 26th Conference of the Parties (COP 26) meeting in Glasgow recently, where the aim was to commit to further and faster greenhouse gas emissions reductions so as to limit temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels. Despite a… View Article