Investing in a Changing World

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Salon 1861 Ballroom

550 Rue Richmond

Montréal, QC H3J 1V3

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Investing in a Changing World: Transitioning from Traditional to Sustainable Investments - Symposium powered by Lombard Odier Group

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Co-discussants:

Patrick Odier

Senior Managing Partner, Lombard Odier Group

Josée Guibord

CEO, Evolugen by Brookfield Renewable

Doors open / Registration 5:00 pm

Symposium 5:30 - 7:00 pm

Networking reception 7:00 - 8:30 pm

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What is the role of financiers in shaping a more sustainable world? What are some constructive ways asset managers can transition to investing sustainably? How can we rise above the race for short-term earnings to generate long-term competitive returns and system-wide change?

Join us for a special Integrated Management Symposium to mark the opening ceremony of the 2019 McGill International Portfolio Challenge (MIPC), the premier buy-side finance case competition in the world with $50,000 in cash prizes. Sustainable investment experts Patrick Odier , Senior Managing Partner of Lombard Odier Group in Switzerland and Josée Guibord CEO of Evolugen (by Brookfield Renewable) will share their view on how the investment community can participate as genuine actors in enabling a cleaner, healthier and an equitable future. The discussion will be moderated by Mehreen Haider (McGill MBA’19), Global Capital Markets Associate at Scotiabank.

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More about the co-discussants:

Patrick Odier has been Chairman of the Board of Directors of Bank Lombard Odier & Co Ltd. since January 1st, 2014, and he has been Senior Managing Partner of the Lombard Odier Group since July 1st, 2008. He joined the Lombard Odier Group in 1982 and completed his training in Zurich, New York, and Montreal, before becoming a Managing Partner in 1986. He holds an economics degree from the University of Geneva and an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago. Patrick Odier was Chairman of the Swiss Bankers Association from September 2009 to September 2016. He is a member of the Board and Board Committee of economiesuisse (Swiss Business Federation). He is also a board member of several Swiss and international academic institutions and philanthropic organizations.

Josée Guibord, Chief Executive Officer, Evolugen: Named CEO in 2018, Josée is accountable for leading Evolugen and advancing its strategic growth within the country. She draws on her extensive experience as General Counsel and Senior Vice-President (SVP), Legal Services for Brookfield Renewable’s North American platform. Since joining in 2011, she has acted in a strategic advisory role during periods of significant expansion and transformation, contributing to the success of several large-scale organizational transitions, such as the creation of Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. in 2011. Becoming SVP in 2015, she led her legal team on all aspects of the business, including financing, litigation and acquisition among other corporate and commercial matters.

Josée is a board member of WaterPower Canada, providing direction in the promotion and advocacy of sustainable hydropower in Canada. In addition, as an active member of her local community, she is committed to supporting the well-being of francophone children as the Chair of the Board of Grandir Ensemble, a community non-profit in the Ottawa region.

The discussion will be moderated by Mehreen Haider, McGill MBA'19 graduate and currently Global Capital Markets Associate at Scotiabank. Mehreen is named by Poets & Quants among the 2019 MBA students to look out for worldwide.

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We wish to highlight that Salon 1861 is accessible by public transportation (e.g. Bus 36, Bus 57, Bus 35, and Orange metro line). For more information on options and drop-off points, we encourage you to visit STM.info.

If you have any concerns regarding mobility, building or bathroom accessibility, please don't hesitate to contact us.

We will have a list of registered names on hand for check-in, so there is no need to print out your ticket(s).

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This event is part of the Integrated Management Symposium Series, which invites members of the McGill and Montreal community to broaden their perspective in order to address the significant ecological, social, and economic challenges facing today's societies. These free symposia are generously supported by our benefactor Marcel Desautels, C.M., LLD’07.

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