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Connor, Clark & Lunn Investment Management Ltd.

PRI reporting framework 2017

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Promoting responsible investment

SG 09. Collaborative organisations / initiatives

New selection options have been added to this indicator. Please review your prefilled responses carefully.

09.1. Select the collaborative organisation and/or initiatives of which your organisation is a member or in which it participated during the reporting year, and the role you played.

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Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting period (see definitions)

Provide a brief commentary on the level of your organisation’s involvement in the initiative. [Optional]

One of our partners is the Chair of the Vancouver Responsible Investment Working Group. The group was established in 2016 as a forum for the exchange of ideas, best practices, and education as these relate to ESG factors.




          Canadian Coalition for Good Governance

Your organisation’s role in the initiative during the reporting year (see definitions)

Provide a brief commentary on the level of your organisation’s involvement in the initiative. [Optional]

CC&L is pleased to be a founding member of the Canadian Coalition for Good Governance, whose members manage approximately $3 trillion in combined assets.


SG 10. Promoting RI independently

10.1. Indicate if your organisation promotes responsible investment, independently of collaborative initiatives.

10.3. Describe any additional actions and initiatives that your organisation has taken part in during the reporting year to promote responsible investment [Optional]

SG 11. Dialogue with public policy makers or standard setters

11.1. Indicate if your organisation - individually or in collaboration with others - conducted dialogue with public policy makers or regulators in support of responsible investment in the reporting year.

11.2. Select the methods you have used.

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          We had discussions with and advised members of our industry on trading and market structure developments within Canada

11.3. Where you have made written submissions (individually or collaboratively) to governments and regulatory authorities, indicate if these are publicly available.

11.4. Provide a brief description of the main topics your organisation has engaged with public policy-makers or regulators on.

Examples of discussions in 2016 with public policy-makers and regulators through our participation in CCGG include:

  • Submission to the Ministry of Government and Consumer services regarding the Ontario Business Law Advisory Council Report. CCGG commented that the Ontario Business Corporations Act ("OBCA") does not provide for majority voting in uncontested director elections for public companies governed by the OBCA.
  • Submission to the Alberta Securities Commission regarding their request for comments on proposed amendments to National Instrument 58-101 Disclosure of Corporate Governance Practices and Form 58- 101Fl Corporate Governance Disclosure regarding gender diversity and term limits
  • Letter to the U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs in support of the Council of Institutional Investors’ letter against the proposed regulation of proxy advisors
  • Submission to the TSX re: Comment letter on proposed TSX amendments re disclosure of security based compensation arrangements
  • Submission to OSC re: Draft 2016-2017 Statement of Priorities