Events

OPTrust’s sustainable investing evolution

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The interest in environmental, social and governance investing has risen exponentially over the past 20 years, but ESG investing is still in its early stages, ...

The benefits of looking beyond borders in fixed income

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With developed market bond yields sitting near zero, pension plan sponsors seeking better returns and increased portfolio efficiency may find what they’re looking for in ...

Pension Leadership Award finalists announced

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The Canadian Investment Review launched the first annual Pension Leadership Awards in 2020 to recognize and award leading plan sponsors across several categories who are on the ...

How DC pension investments weathered the pandemic storm

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Defined contribution plan members are contending with volatile equity markets, ultra-low interest rates and the threat of inflation as the country’s economy begins its tentative ...

Planning for retirement should be a holistic process

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Retirement and savings programs should motivate plan members to think about how they want to spend their time in retirement as well as their money. “If we ...

Rogers Communications keeps staff engaged in retirement savings

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In considering changes to its retirement savings programs, Rogers Communications Inc. is generally focused on three main internal and external factors: regulatory changes, employee feedback ...

Offering DB benefits for DC members at Halifax Port ILA/HEA pension plan

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The Halifax Port ILA/HEA has found a way to provide its defined contribution pension plan members with a defined benefit upon retirement — and it’s ...

Is it time for bond owners to shift how they view deficits and debt?

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While rising government deficits and debt are concerning for many bond owners, they should actually be more concerned that deficits aren’t big enough, said David ...

HOOPP looking to LDI strategy 2.0 amid low interest rates

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The Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan is well-known for its liability-driven investing strategy, which helped it successfully weather the 2008 financial crisis. During the coronavirus fallout, ...

A look at the different paths to ESG integration in DC plans

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With environmental, social and governance issues becoming more prominent among investors, it’s important to consider what sustainability means for DC plans. Plan sponsors are facing somewhat ...

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