Oversee and direct ESG research to provide timely environmental social governance analyses both in response to requests by the Portfolio Managers and proactively on an initiative basis to provide potential new ideas in support of portfolio construction.
Develop, lead, implement and report on shareholder engagement strategies to address potential ESG risks.
Utilize engagement strategy to facilitate team mentoring, training and succession planning
Participate in the investment process to contribute to the effectiveness of the investment process in support of the performance objectives of the funds and portfolios. Actively support and contribute to the Investment committee objectives of implementing responsible investment strategies.
Provide appropriate management to ESG team to ensure support for the VCIM investment process.
Assign and delegate research projects to support implementing responsible investment strategies.
Provide guidance and support for team in advancing marketing/sales support across IA Clarington and Vancity.