Overview

Bloomberg's Sustainable Business Summits bring together C-suite executives, influential investors, and innovative thought leaders to discuss how companies are using sustainability as a driver of business value. The summits leverage Bloomberg’s unrivaled business and markets expertise to convene conversations on the risks and opportunities around sustainability for corporate executives and innovative investors.

In 2018, Bloomberg returned to Canada for the third annual Sustainable Business Summit: Toronto to explore critical issues around how business and society are managing climate risk and responding to the challenges and opportunities created by the transition to a more sustainable future.


    Date and Time:
    September 20, 2018 
    2:00 – 6:00 PM
    Networking reception to follow

    Location:
    Evergreen Brick Works
    550 Bayview Ave
    Toronto, ON M4w 3X8
    Canada

    Agenda

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    Speakers

    Location

    Sponsors

    Founding Partner

    TD Bank Slogan

    The Toronto-Dominion Bank and its subsidiaries are collectively known as TD Bank Group (or the "Bank"). TD is the sixth largest bank in North America by branches and serves more than 25 million customers in three key businesses operating in a number of locations in financial centres around the globe: Canadian Retail, including TD Canada Trust, TD Auto Finance Canada, TD Wealth (Canada), TD Direct Investing, and TD Insurance; U.S. Retail, including TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, TD Auto Finance U.S., TD Wealth (U.S.), and an investment in TD Ameritrade; and Wholesale Banking, including TD Securities. TD also ranks among the world's leading online financial services firms, with approximately 12 million active online and mobile customers. TD had $1.3 trillion in assets on April 30, 2018. The Toronto-Dominion Bank trades under the symbol "TD" on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges.

    In March 2018, TD launched The Ready Commitment – a new global, enterprise-wide corporate citizenship strategy to help open doors for a more inclusive and sustainable tomorrow. As part of this initiative TD is committed to elevating the quality of the environment so that people and economies can thrive. This includes helping to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy, targeting a total of $100 billion in low-carbon lending, financing, asset management and other programs by 2030. 

    Global Advisor

    Syngenta

    Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.

    Premium Sponsor

    CPA Canada logo5

    Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) is one of the largest national accounting organizations in the world, representing more than 210,000 members. Domestically, CPA Canada works cooperatively with the regional CPA bodies who are charged with regulating the profession. Globally, it works together with the International Federation of Accountants and the Global Accounting Alliance to build a stronger accounting profession worldwide. CPA Canada, created through the unification of three legacy accounting designations, is a respected voice in the business, government, education and non-profit sectors and champions sustainable economic growth and social development. The unified organization is celebrating five years of serving the profession, advocating for the public interest and supporting the setting of accounting, auditing and assurance standards. CPA Canada develops leading-edge thought leadership, research, guidance and educational programs to ensure its members are equipped to drive success and shape the future. cpacanada.ca   @CPAcanada

    Supporting Sponsor

    Export Development Canada

    EDC helps Canadian companies go, grow, and succeed in their international business. As a financial Crown corporation, EDC provides financing, insurance, bonding, trade knowledge, and matchmaking connections to help Canadian companies sell and invest abroad. EDC can also provide financial solutions to foreign buyers to facilitate and grow purchases from Canadian companies. Follow us @ExportDevCanada

    Program Advisor

    GRI logo

    GRI is an independent international organization that has pioneered sustainability reporting since 1997. GRI helps businesses and governments worldwide understand and communicate their impact on critical sustainability issues such as climate change, human rights, governance and social well-being. This enables real action to create social, environmental and economic benefits for everyone. The GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards are developed with true multi-stakeholder contributions and rooted in the public interest.

    RIA Canada

    The Responsible Investment Association (RIA) is Canada’s membership association for Responsible Investment (RI). Members include mutual fund companies, financial institutions, asset management firms, advisors, consultants, investment research firms, asset owners, individual investors and others interested in RI. Our members believe that the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the selection and management of investments can provide superior risk adjusted returns and positive societal impact. To learn more about the RIA, please visit riacanada.ca.