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Thursday, February 26 • 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Public Event - Building a Low Carbon Economy: The Role of Investors

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Co-sponsored by the SFU Beedie School of Business, the City of Vancouver and SHARE, this public event features Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC), alongside Pat Hibbitts, Vice President of Finance and Administration at Simon Fraser University, Andrea Reimer, Deputy Mayor of the City of Vancouver and Sagarika Chatterjee, Associate Director of Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), who will all share their perspectives on the challenge of climate change and the role trade unions, pension plans, city government, business and multilateral institutions can play in building and sustaining a green economy. Robert Adamson, Executive Director of SFU's Centre for Corporate Governance and Risk Management at the Beedie School of Business will wrap up the evening event.

RSVP required: www.low-carbon-economy.eventbrite.ca

Segal Graduate School of Business, Thursday, February 26, 2015, 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm (Doors open at 6:30 and event starts at 7:00) Segal Graduate School of Business, 500 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC

Open to the public, especially people, organizations and industry associations interested in climate change, trade unions and responsible investment.


Moderators
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Ken Georgetti

Chair, SHARE
Ken Georgetti’s career has taken him from pipefitter to president of the Canadian Labour Congress and from shop steward to start-up founder of labour-owned, multi-million dollar companies. What the Ottawa Citizen newspaper described as “Georgetti’s consensus-building West Coast... Read More →

Speakers
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Robert Adamson

Faculty, SFU Beedie Business School
Robert Adamson is a faculty member at the Beedie School of Business and Executive Director of the Centre for Corporate Governance and Risk Management in Vancouver, Canada. Robert's work is teaching, research and project-based, and currently focuses on improving corporate governance... Read More →
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Sagarika Chatterjee

Associate Director, United Nations-supported, Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)
Sagarika Chatterjee joined Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) in 2013. She works across functions, focusing particularly on how PRI can support investors in implementing responsible investment. Prior to this she worked for 11 years on F&C's Governance & Sustainable Investment... Read More →
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Dr. Pat Hibbitts

Vice-President, Finance & Administration, Simon Fraser University (SFU)
Pat Hibbitts has been Vice-President Finance & Administration at Simon Fraser University for more than 10 years.  Previous to that she served as Vice-President Business & Finance at the University of Northern British Columbia and also served as Director of Finance & Administration... Read More →
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Andrea Reimer

Deputy Mayor, City of Vancouver
Inspired by Mayor Gregor Robertson's leadership to join Vision Vancouver, Councillor Andrea Reimer was first elected to Vancouver City Council in 2008, and re-elected in 2011 and 2014. She had previously served as a School Board member with the Green Party from 2002–2005. In her... Read More →

Keynotes
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Sharan Burrow

General Secretary, International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC)
Sharan Burrow was elected General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) at its Second World Congress in Vancouver, June 2010. Prior to this, she held the position of ITUC President since its Founding Congress in Vienna (November 2006) and the position of... Read More →


Thursday February 26, 2015 6:30pm - 9:00pm
Segal Graduate School of Business 500 Granville Street, Vancouver, BC.

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