Tena Rieck

Tena Rieck is a certified Responsible Investment Professional and a private consultant for responsible investment strategies.

Through her consultancy, Honestly Invested, Tena works with retail investors, NGOs, and foundations who want to ensure their investments are aligned with their values and missions.

One of the main ways Tena works with investors is by building a personalized Impact Policy for their investment portfolio.

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Get in touch with Tena through Facebook @HonestlyInvested or email: tena@honestlyinvested.com

Catherine Philogène, CIM, RIPC

Catherine has over 20 years of experience in the investment funds industry and as VP, Product Management, ESG Funds at RBC Global Asset Management (RBC GAM), leads the execution of product-related initiatives. She works closely with various teams at RBC GAM to drive the adoption of responsible investment within the Individual Investor business through education and communication.

In 2009, Catherine joined RBC GAM as a Portfolio Specialist and during her nine-year tenure in the Investment Products Advisory Group covered fixed income, quantitative and ESG strategies. Prior to that she spent seven years at Phillips, Hager & North in their direct-to-investor business.

Catherine has a Master of Music from the New England Conservatory of Music and Bachelor of Music from the University of Ottawa. She holds the Canadian Investment Manager (CIM) designation as well as the Responsible Investment Professional Certification (RIPC).

Tessa Hebb

Dr. Hebb researches and teaches in the field of Responsible Investment, Impact Investment and Impact Measurement. She is an academic specialist in these areas and provides advice, expertise, and consulting services. She works with Ceres in Canada. She serves on a number of boards and investment committees. She regularly undertakes commissioned research for her clients. Dr Hebb is a frequent keynote speaker and the author of several books on responsible investment. Please feel free to contact me should you require any of these services.

Janne Duncan

Janne Duncan is a senior partner at Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP, part of the global firm Norton Rose Fulbright with 4000 lawyers across Canada, the United States, Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia.

Janne has more than 25 years of experience as a business lawyer advising public and private enterprises and their boards on often sensitive mandates. In addition to her more traditional securities law practice involving transactions, corporate finance, IPOs and commercial agreements, she helps clients design new business models that navigate complex legal and regulatory environments, and proactively mitigate risk by implementing governance strategies and best practices in the areas of take-over bid defenses, executive compensation, corporate social responsibility, business ethics and anti-corruption, human rights, supply chain management, stakeholder engagement and public disclosure. Supported by the firm’s global platform, she has worked extensively for financial institutions and for mining and agri- business companies operating in Canada and globally.

Janne is on the firm’s pro bono committee and serves as legal advisor to many leading not-for- profit Canadian arts and human rights organizations including PEN Canada (where she served on the board member for 6 years), Institute for Canadian Citizenship, Necessary Angel Theatre Company (board member) and Art Canada Institute. Janne is very involved in women’s initiatives in the mining space, including the 30% Club Canada where she chairs the steering committee responsible for the extractive sector, and Women in Mining Toronto Branch. She speaks and teaches widely in the areas of mining, governance, executive compensation, corporate social responsibility and disclosure best practices, and co-leads the Women in Line for Leadership board-readiness program for women in the extractive sector co-sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright Canada and KPMG.