CPBI Ontario Webinar - Should ESG and DEI be integrated into retirement programs?

CPBI Ontario Webinar - Should ESG and DEI be integrated into retirement programs?

July 11, 2023 1:00 PM to 2:00 PMOnline - Eastern Time
Area of Interest: Pensions, Benefits, Investments Format: Web

This Online Webinar is hosted by CPBI Ontario

Where do retirement programs land in the backdrop of growing ESG and DEI advocacy and progressive corporate policy? Our panel will discuss the potential for integration of these issues in retirement programs, availability of investment products, and potential conflicts that may arise. 

Presented by:

Ian Tam, CFA

Director of Investment Research, Canada

Morningstar Research Inc.

Ian Tam, CFA is Director of Investment Research, for Morningstar Canada, a wholly owned subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc.  In his current role, Ian is tasked with evangelizing Morningstar’s thought leadership across multiple stakeholder groups within Canada’s investment industry inclusive of individual investors, advisors, asset managers, industry trade bodies, and regulators.

In 2021, he was the Chair of the Canadian Investment Funds Standards Committee, which oversees mutual fund, ETF, and segregated fund classifications in Canada including a new initiative to identify investment funds with ESG-related disclosures within prospectus.

Ian holds a Bachelor of Applied Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst® designation.

In what used to be his spare time, Ian is an avid yogi, an amateur rock climber, and a DJ, but all of these activities have fallen to the wayside with the arrival of his new daughter.  



Roman Kosarenko

Senior Director, Pension Investments

Loblaw Companies Limited

Roman Kosarenko is a Senior Director, Pension Investments at Loblaw Companies Limited, overseeing DB and DC investments of the business group that is the largest private employer in Canada. Roman is a board member of the Pension Investment Association of Canada (PAIC) and served on the FSRA/OSFI Technical Advisory Committee for the Review of DC plans.

Roman has been an active advocate for DC longevity pooling solutions. Roman has been in the pension industry for over 15 years. He is a CFA charter holder and holds an MBA degree from London Business School (UK).

CE Credits

This session qualifies for 1 Continuing Education Credit through The Institute.

You will be required to complete a short quiz at the end of the online session to qualify for continuing education credits.
The webinar complies with CEBS CPE policy guidelines: You may be interested in reporting the content of the present CPBI professional development activity and apply for CPE credit.

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