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Going Long Podcast: Charles Emond, CDPQ

12 October 2021 - The head of CDPQ joins the podcast to discuss the organization's unique "double mandate" - providing long-term financial returns for depositors and providing constructive capital to Quebec's economy.

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Strategy | Article

We Need Consensus On Climate Terminology

12 October 2021 - Thanks to decades of advocacy, some very real climate-related disasters, and meaningful progress on the global policy and regulatory stage, climate consciousness is finally in vogue with mainstream companies and investors.  

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In the News

What a tax on stock buybacks would, and wouldn’t, mean for the bull market

8 October 2021 - President Biden’s spending plan could lead to a tax on stock buybacks, with a Senate plan to add a 2% excise tax potentially raising as much as $100 billion over a decade.

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In the News

Why Investors Are Skeptical About All Those Big Corporate Climate Pledges

4 October 2021 - On the face of it, climate commitments set the stage for capital to be deployed at scale to decarbonize the global economy. Yet the reality has proved to be more complicated.

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Article

Sustainability metrics: why it’s time investors look in the mirror

1 October 2021 - Investors look for sustainability and non-traditional metrics from companies they invest in, but what if they held themselves accountable in the same way? This piece is from a blog series written by members of the Global Future Council on Investing exploring factors shaping the investment portfolio of 2040.

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Incentive Alignment

Implementation Forum: The Future of Long-term Executive Remuneration Design

1 October 2021 - FCLTGlobal hosted an Implementation Forum on The Future of Long-term Executive Remuneration Design on 23 September to advance the effort and broaden the range of possibilities for change.

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Report

Adapting Corporate Sustainable Value Creation Indicators for Investors

30 September 2021 - In the last few years, it has become well accepted that climate risk is investment risk, and environmental, social and governance (ESG) linked assets have skyrocketed.

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Podcast

Going Long Podcast: Mary Pryshlak, Wellington Management Company

27 September 2021 - Mary Pryshlak joins the podcast to discuss the latest edition of Wellington's Future Themes, an annual project that explores the structural trends shaping our world - like climate change, emerging markets development, automation, and many others.

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Article

The New Landscape of Human Capital Metrics

23 September 2021 - By Ariel Babcock CFA, Allen He CFA, and Devin Weiss  Intuitively, many companies understand the importance of strategically investing in their employees. Past academic research has found employees contribute materially to the long-term value creation of...

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Video

Multi-stakeholder Capitalism in Practice: Building a Long-term, Sustainable Economy

21 September 2021 - While many organizations recognize the importance of considering constituencies such as workers, suppliers, customers, society and the environment in business and investment decision-making, implementation of new practices and behaviors has been inconsistent, and their effectiveness has been hard to measure.

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Podcast

Going Long Podcast: Robert F. Smith, Vista Equity Partners

14 September 2021 - Robert F. Smith is the Founder, Chairman and CEO of investment firm Vista Equity Partners. Learn more on this episode of the Going Long Podcast podcast.

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Podcast

Going Long Podcast: James Anderson, Baillie Gifford

30 August 2021 - In focusing largely on wealth preservation, are fund managers stifling growth and innovation?

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