Is Water an Issue in Canada?
Water is an ESG topic that is increasingly catching the attention of the capital markets. Companies are becoming more aware of their water risk, water-specific investment frameworks have been created, and financial products in the blue economy are developing.
Hear Millani’s perspectives on water and how it can significantly affect company and portfolio valuations below.
Millani has also written a chapter in “Water Risk and Its Impact on the Financial Markets and Society” (Palgrave MacMillan).
Millani is hiring!
We are looking for an Office Manager to fill a 3 month contract, with the possibility of transitioning to a long-term contract.
Milla Craig speaks at the Institute of Corporate Directors' "Sustainable Finance and ESG: Fundamental Changes in the Capital Markets"
Milla joins Jonathan Hackett, Pasquale Posteraro and moderator Grégoire Baillargeon on the ESG and Sustainable Finance Panel of the Quebec Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors. The panel will shed light on the transformation in the capital markets caused by ESG and sustainable finance trends.
Millani is hiring!
We are looking for an ESG Senior Manager to fill a 12 month contract, with the possibility of transitioning to a long-term contract.
Milla Craig speaks at the Virtual VIP Space of the Women’s Y Foundation “Women of Distinction Award 2020”
Milla discusses her journey, her professional experience in the space of sustainable finance, and her vision for Millani at the virtual VIP Space of the “Women of Distinction Award 2020”, hosted by the Women’s Y Foundation. Participants will have the opportunity to ask Milla questions, and learn more about her.
Millani is hiring!
We are looking for a bilingual ESG Consultant to fill a 3 month contract, with the possibility of extension.
Millani's MarketTrends 2021
We are excited to be partnering once again with the TMX Group to share our insights on what’s next in ESG on January 27th, 2021 (open to investors and public issuers).
Finance Montreal celebrates its 10 year anniversary!
Millani is honoured to have been invited to celebrate this important milestone alongside other members of Montreal's financial community. Over the last decade, Finance Montreal has worked to promote and develop Quebec’s financial services industry and become the cluster representing this innovative ecosystem.
Milla Craig speaks on Clean50's “Sustainable Finance is a Critical Factor in Setting Canada Up for A Transition to a Low Carbon Economy” panel
Delta Management Group - founders of Canada's Clean50 Awards
Milla discussed the role of sustainable finance, how Canada lags on the international stage and the effect that may have on large institutions’ future ability to raise capital, and finally what Canadian regulators ought to do to help corporations recognize their environmental impacts. She was joined by Sustainalytics’ CEO, Michael Jantzi, Director of McGill University’s Max Bell School of Public Policy, Christopher Ragan, and University Pension Plan Ontario’s President & CEO, Barbara Zvan.
Milla Craig is recipient of YWCA's Women of Distinction Award
Women's Y Foundation Montreal
Milla Craig is awarded the Women’s Y Foundation of Montreal's 2020 Women of Distinction Award, in the Business and Entrepreneurship category.
Watch the video below to find out more about her award!
Bridging the Gap in Sustainable Finance
Smart Prosperity Institute
Milla Craig, Stephen Kibsey and Bob Walker contribute to Smart Prosperity Institute's report: Bridging the Gap in Sustainable Finance.
Canadian Climate Governance Experts program
Are you a board director and wondering how you should
be addressing climate governance?
We are pleased to announce that Milla Craig will be one of the experts on the Canadian Climate Governance Experts program.
Headed by two Canadian law professors, Dr. Janis Sarra from the University of British Columbia and Professor Cynthia Williams from Osgoode Hall Law School at York University, the program offers information sessions to corporate directors, pension trustees and their fiduciaries to enhance their knowledge on climate governance.
How Canadian financial firms position themselves regarding climate change
Vecteur environnement, Carbon Consult Group - in French only
The international community is calling on the financial sector to position itself as a key player in financing the energy transition and ensuring its resilience to systemic climate-related risks. Understanding how the sector responds to this call in Canada is important not only for the investment community but also for civil society.
Millani supports the Declaration of Institutional Investors on Climate-Related Financial Risks
30 financial institutions and pension funds representing approximately CA$1.2 trillion in assets under management issued today a joint Declaration of Institutional Investors on Climate-Related Financial Risks, calling on publicly traded companies in Canada to commit to enhanced disclosure on their exposure to climate change risks, and the measures they are taking to manage them. Millani is proud to be one of 13 organizations supporting in principle the Declaration. The Declaration remains open to new signatories. For the full text and the complete list of signatories, click here.
New wave of "Responsible" Finance
As a preamble to Forum Novae, which will be held in Montreal next fall, Novae introduces a number of experts in the fields of food, energy, finance, and architecture to help decode key trends. For this first of the series, we dive into the sphere of responsible investing with Milla Craig, cofounder of the Finance and Sustainability Initiative (FSI).
Milla Craig of Millani Perspectives receives Canada's 2017 Clean50 and Clean16 awards for leadership in sustainability and clean capitalism
In recognition of her outstanding contribution as consultant in responsible investing, Milla Craig of Millani Perspectives has been selected by Delta Management as a recipient of Canada’s Clean50 Award for 2017, which recognizes leadership in sustainability and clean capitalism. In addition, Ms. Craig has been selected as the Clean16 Award recipient for the Consultant category for 2017.
ICD Conference with Prof. Robert Eccles
Institute of Corporate Directors – in French only
Prof. Robert Eccles of Harvard Business School was the guest speaker on April 13 to talk about integrated reporting, the fiduciary duty of boards, and the Statement of Significant Audiences and Materiality.
Feature on the IWF Climate Change Conference
Montreal.TV by Martin Rego - in French only
The Montreal Chapter of the International Women's Forum organizes its first climate change conference