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A 2022 Primer for Crypto-Trading

A 2022 Primer for Crypto-Trading Andreas Park, Research Director, Rotman FinHub, University of Toronto Download the full paper - PDF Version

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Canada’s Pension System and Aging Population: 2021 Census Insights

Canada’s Pension System and Aging Population: 2021 Census Insights Bruce Choy, Managing Director, Global Risk Institute Sally Shen, Research Associate, Global Risk Institute Download the full paper - PDF Version

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The Top Three Trends Shaping the 2022 Proxy Season

The Top Three Trends Shaping the 2022 Proxy Season Alyson Slater, Senior Director, Sustainable Finance, GRI Yibo Bu, Climate Research Analyst, GRI Download the full Report - PDF Version ABOUT THIS ARTICLE: Proxy season casts a spotlight on key issues of growing importance to investors, and shareholder resolutions are a tool that continues to be... View Article

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Five Futures of Currency: Fiat vs Credit, CBDC, Stablecoins, and Crypto

Five Futures of Currency: Fiat vs Credit, CBDC, Stablecoins, and Crypto Lois Tullo, Executive in Residence, Global Risk Institute Download the full Report - PDF Version EXECUTIVE SUMMARY What will the future of currency be in ten years? When looking forward towards a complex and volatile future influenced by changing technological, geopolitical, societal, economic, and... View Article

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ISSB and SEC Put the Squeeze on Canada’s Climate Reporting Plans

ISSB and SEC Put the Squeeze on Canada's Climate Reporting Plans Alyson Slater, Senior Director, Sustainable Finance, GRI Alexandria Fisher, Manager, Sustainable Finance, GRI Download the full Report - PDF Version ABOUT THIS REPORT: After two decades of multiple voluntary sustainability reporting frameworks gaining footholds in the market, the move toward global, mandatory, standardized reporting... View Article

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Unwinding Pandemic Stimulus: The Bank of Canada’s Narrow Path to Successful Policy Normalization

Unwinding Pandemic Stimulus: The Bank of Canada’s Narrow Path to Successful Policy Normalization James K. Stewart, Executive in Residence, Global Risk Institute Hugh O'Reilly, Executive in Residence, Global Risk Institute Victoria Guo, Director, Research, Global Risk Institute Download the Executive Summary - PDF Version Download the Executive Summary - PDF Version

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World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2022: The Canadian Perspective

World Economic Forum’s Global Risks Report 2022: The Canadian Perspective Victoria Guo, Director, Research, Global Risk Institute Download the full Report - PDF Version Abstract The World Economic Forum published its Global Risks Report 2022 (the Report) in January, with the latest Global Risks Perception Survey (GRPS) results in fall 2021. The Report is based... View Article

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The Impact of Cultural and Political Factors on the Spread and Macro-Economic Fallout of COVID-19

The Impact of Cultural and Political Factors on the Spread and Macro-Economic Fallout of COVID-19 Anup Basnet, University of Surrey, Guildford, United Kingdom Dieter Gramlich, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Heidenheim (DHBW), Germany Thomas Walker, John Molson School of Business, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada Download the full paper - PDF Version

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How to Distinguish the Good from Greenwashing: Greenwashing Risk in the Canadian Market and Mitigation Measures for Financial Institutions

How to Distinguish the Good from Greenwashing: Greenwashing Risk in the Canadian Market and Mitigation Measures for Financial Institutions Alexandria Fisher, Manager, Sustainable Finance, Global Risk Institute Download the full Report - PDF Version INTRODUCTION Greenwashing happens when organizations promote environmental credentials for their products and services that are materially inflated or even in contradiction... View Article

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Key Takeaways for the Financial Sector from Canada’s 2030 Emissions Reductions Plan

Key Takeaways for the Financial Sector from Canada’s 2030 Emissions Reductions Plan Alyson Slater, Senior Director, Sustainable Finance, GRI Yibo Bu, Climate Research Analyst, GRI Nan Ge, Research Associate, GRI Download the full Report - PDF Version ABOUT THIS REPORT: Attempting to avoid the worst physical impacts of climate change, many of Canada’s  largest financial... View Article