CPPIB hosts Diversity in investment Advisory Committee working session in London

May 24, 2019

On May 23-24, the Diversity in Investment Advisory Committee met in London for a two-day working session centered around the four pillars driving the initiative:

  1. Attracting and Retaining Talents
  2. Influencing Decision Makers
  3. Rethinking the Workplace
  4. Building Accountability

Representatives from the following organizations were present: AIMCo, Allianz, CDPQ, CPPIB, Natixis, OMERS, OPTrust, Ontario Teachers’, PGGM.

The working session was followed by a first Investor Influence Roundtable meeting which gathered senior investment executives from ILN organizations and allowed for discussions on the following objectives:

  • Understanding each partner’s D&I practices relevant to their business (asset owner vs. manager)
  • Sharing industry leading practices and how they might form the basis of a common baseline proposal
  • Discussing challenges and opportunities to collectively accelerate progress

The meeting was hosted by CPPIB.