National Webinar - Environmental, Social and Governance Factors in the Investment Governance Process

March 25, 2015 1:00 PM to 2:00 PMBroadcasted Webinar, Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Area of Interest: Investments Format: Web
Fees and Registration
Membership Types Regular Price
Regular membership $0.00 CDN
Associate $0.00 CDN
Student $0.00 CDN
Non Member $65.00 CDN
Cancellation Policy


Join us for this webinar where Ryan Pollice will present and discuss developments related to the consideration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in the investment governance process.

During his presentation Ryan will cover:

  • High-level view of the evolving landscape that warrants greater attention to ESG factors,
  • Trends within the Canadian and Global investment industry 
  • New ESG disclosure requirements under the Ontario Pension Benefits Act, and
  • What actions a plan administrator may consider to integrate ESG factors into manager search and selection and monitoring processes.

Ryan Pollice




Ryan Pollice     

Senior Associate,  Mercer 


Ryan is a Senior Associate in Mercer’s Toronto office and Canadian Responsible Investment Leader. In this role, Ryan advises clients on strategies for the incorporation of environmental, social and governance factors into investment portfolios and consults with clients more broadly across a range of management issues including manager monitoring and selection.

Prior to joining Mercer in 2011, Ryan was one of the earliest staff members of the United Nations-backed Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), a London-based voluntary initiative that has been endorsed by more than 1,300 institutional investors representing more than $45 trillion in assets under management. Ryan worked on the development of the PRI’s Reporting & Assessment framework and supported the Executive Director and Board on various strategic initiatives.

Ryan earned a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) from Wilfrid Laurier University and a Master of Environment and Resource Studies from the University of Waterloo.

CE credits will be offered through partnerships with the following provincial insurance councils across Canada:  Pacific Insurance Council, Alberta Insurance Council, Saskatchewan Insurance Council, The Institute for Advanced Financial Education (Advocis) and La Chambre de sécurité financière.
Continuing Education Requirements for CPBI National Webinars:
Participants are required to Login to the live session by entering their Full Name as per CPBI profile; Participants must be present for the duration of the session; Participants will be asked to remain online following the presentation to complete a short test comprised of 3 to 4 questions as a proof of attendance. The test will be offered during the live session; participants who do not attend the live session will not be permitted to take the test or qualify to receive CE credits.

For questions or more information about this webinar, please contact the CPBI National Office at 514-288-1222, ext.27 or by email at webinar@cpbi-icra.ca