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Carbon Footprints and Climate Change

Climate-related risks and uncertainties are material and climate change is likely to have an impact on investment returns across asset classes over the long term. As an asset manager, the better we understand those risks, the better we can help our clients meet their objectives.
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Electric Avenue: Cross-Sector Implications of Auto 2.0

The automotive business model has always been one of change and adaptation. We believe the looming shift from a model of independently-owned, personally-operated, internal combustion engine-powered vehicles to shared, autonomous, battery-powered electric vehicles will bring with it a plethora of implications across many industries. Addenda’s Sustainable Investing team has...
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Sustainable Investing: Q2 2018 Highlights

Addenda Capital’s team members contributed to various publications and spoke at the 2018 RIA Conference. They also undertook various initiatives to promote sustainable financial markets, integrate ESG factors and engage with issuers on climate change and board diversity among other topics.
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Adapt or Get Left Behind

In April 2018, Addenda Capital hosted its Investor Day in Toronto and Montréal: “Adapt or Get Left Behind — Anticipating Market Disruptions”. Barbara Gray, author of “Secrets of Amazon”, was the guest speaker of the day. View the highlights of the conference in this video.
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Tools for Companies and Investors Seeking to Create Long-Term Value

Addenda Capital is committed to sustainable investing because as investors, we should promote sustainable development, and we believe that it leads to better long-term investment outcomes for our clients. Analyzing ESG (environmental, social, governance) issues allows us to cast a wider net and examine numerous factors that can affect the returns of a security. This...
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Going from Win-Win to Win-Lose, or Worse, to Lose-Lose

The current US administration’s international trade strategy based on basic populism is etched in a dated win-lose negotiating framework espoused by its current leader. This approach to negotiations takes us back to a time before nations came to understand the benefits of free trade based on the comparative advantage economic theory.
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Sustainable Investing: Quarterly Highlights Q1 2018

The purpose of our Sustainable Investing team is to be a leading investment management partner that adds value for clients and generates benefits for society over the long-term by focusing on sustainability risks and opportunities.
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Sustainable Investing: Quarterly Highlights Q4 2017

The purpose of our Sustainable Investing team is to be a leading investment management partner that adds value for clients and generates benefits for society over the long-term by focusing on sustainability risks and opportunities.
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NAFTA — The Morning After

The renegotiation of the North American Free-Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is down into the last stretch but, a few weeks away from a possible outcome, the end result of the process remains a question mark.
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Sustainable Investing: Annual Stewardship Summary

Addenda Capital is committed to active investment management and so effectively monitors investee entities, including their ESG (environmental, social, governance) practices. This oversight allows us to actively protect and enhance the long-term interests of shareholders and other stakeholders through stewardship activities that fall under two categories: proxy voting and...
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