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Shareholder Engagement and Stewardship Series: Intermediate (Session 2/3)

Proxy Voting and Investor Coalitions

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.


Jean-Philippe Renaut, Æquo; Réjean Nguyen, CDPQ


This event is free


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About the event

Series Overview

Shareholder Engagement is one of the powerful tools driving positive change by influencing corporate decision-making. 

This series will focus on Shareholder Engagement and Stewardship strategies and different methods to implement them. Industry experts and practitioners will share their stories, challenges and the positive outcomes that they have encountered. Focus will be put on environmental and social topics.

Proxy Voting and Investor Coalitions
  • Understand the difference between ESG conversations and ESG engagement
  • Learn how to create a system to influence real change
  • Discover how to establish objectives in line with vision and long-term goals
  • Enhance you skills in obtaining organisational buy-in (investor and emitters) 
  • Develop the ability to create a voting policy and decision-making framework
  • Learn how to measure and manage impact (direct and indirect)
  • Understand how to establish governance to oversee engagement activities

Reasons to attend

  • Discover how to create a system to influence real change
  • Develop an ability to create a system that will influence real change
  • Become engaged through real-life success stories and case studies


Be part of the Stakeholder Engagement and Stewardship Series: Intermediate— Proxy Voting and Investor Coalitions! 


  • Professionals from all sectors, with basic background knowledge on the topic
  • Individuals who attended the Stakeholder Engagement and Stewardship Series: Basics — Introduction to Shareholder Engagement and Proxy Voting

About the Speakers

Jean-Philippe Renaut, CEO, Æquo

Réjean Nguyen, Director, Investment Stewardship, CDPQ

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About the Sustainability Ecosystem

The Sustainability Ecosystem fosters constructive interactions and strengthens multi-sectoral and multi-stakeholder collaboration in Montreal and beyond. The group creates opportunities to meet and exchange information, experiences, and ideas for collaboration.

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