Canadian responsible investments surpass $2 trillion AUM: report (Benefits Canada)

October 24th, 2018

Canadian investment managers had $2.1 trillion in assets using responsible investment strategies as of Dec. 31, 2017, a major jump from $1.5 trillion at the end of 2015, according to a new survey by the Responsible Investment Association.

Indeed, responsible investing accounts for more than half (51 per cent) of Canadian assets under management, noted the survey. “Surpassing the 50 per cent threshold marks a major milestone in the history and development of responsible investing in Canada,” said Dustyn Lanz, chief executive officer of the association, in a press release.

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