September 12th, 2024: Join over 250 banks, credit unions, lenders, investors and fintechs to advance Climate Risk Stress Testing and Sustainable Finance in Canada.

(See last year’s sold-out event.)


  • Michael Jantzi

    ISSB Member

  • Andrew Lodge

    Head of Strategic Initiatives

  • Baiju Devani


  • Meigan Terry

    SVP, Chief Sustainability Officer

  • Nezihe Aquino

    CEO | CRO

  • Marie Chantal Gingras

    Chief Financial Officer

  • Genevieve Turcotte

    VP Integrated Risk

  • Shreya Verma Mair

    ESG Strategy

  • Johanna Bradie

    Director, Climate Risk Modelling

  • Sue Noble

    VP, Commercial Financial Services Strategy

  • Holly Henning Wood

    Sr. Director, Stakeholder Engagement, Climate Strategy

  • Nancy Goudreau

    Managing Director, Sustainable Finance

  • Edward Olson

    Partner, National Leader, ESG

  • Katerina Kindyni

    CLA Board Member & ESG Risk Lead

  • Andrea Amaize

    Director, Sustainability

  • Alex Todorovic

    CEO | Founder

  • Ron Dembo

    Founder CEO

  • Lindsay Patrick

    Head, Strategy, Marketing & Sustainability

  • Bindu Dhaliwal

    SVP ESG, Corp Governance

  • Michael Leventis

    Director, Climate Risk Analytics

  • Amr Addas

    Sr. Director, Sustainable Finance & Insights

  • Robert Limp

    Head of Partnerships

  • Jacqueline O’Flanagan

    Financial Industry Services Lead



8:00 - 4:30

8:00 - 8:45

Breakfast Meetup

8:45 - 9:00

Setting the Stage

Gary Schwartz will set the stage for this amazing day. What are the outputs for the summit? How can we advance the room business and strategic goals?

  • Gary Schwartz

    President | CEO

    Canadian Lenders Association

9:00 - 9:15

IFRS: Brief on Sustainability Disclosures

Mini-Keynote: Michael Jantzi, is member of the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB), working to empower capital market participants with the right information to support better economic and investment decision-making. Michael discusses how adopting sustainability disclosures can power transparent and resilient markets.

  • Michael Jantzi

    ISSB Member


9:15 - 945

G-SIB from both Sides of the Atlantic

Panel Main Theatre: Industry Leaders from Europe and the US share global insights. Regulatory frameworks and commercial imperatives underscore the need for robust, transparent and actionable disclosures.  How are banks scoring?

9:45 - 10:15

Our Net Zero Scorecard: Ground Zero?

Panel Main Theatre: Canada’s net-zero journey: Pioneering progress or lagging behind?

10:15 - 10:45

VCM: Quality of Credits & Goals of Purchasers

Panel Main Theatre: Voluntary Carbon Markets: Scaling to Accelerate Global Decarbonization VCMs are an important tool to offset hard to abate emissions, and to channel funding to vitally needed carbon removal and reduction projects.  The VCM must grown significantly from its current $2 billion in order to have a meaningful impact on the climate. This panel will discuss the state of the VCM today, and what is needed to achieve meaningful scale and significant impact.

10:45 - 12:00 Concurrent

Morning Schmooze

NETWORK MEETINGS: Use the Sustainable Finance Summit App to setup multiple one-on-one sessions in the networking hall. Scheduled meetings correspond to table numbers. Establish the partnerships that will advance your business in 2025. (unlimited)

11:00 - 12:00 Concurrent

Your OSFI Playbook: Data Needs, Data Models, Data Templates

Workshop A: Streamline your OSFI data return template workflow: transitioning seamlessly from defining data needs to constructing data models and automating template population (80 capacity)

11:00 - 12:00 Concurrent

Capital as Catalyst: De-risking & Upscaling Local Initiatives

Workshop B:  This workshop dives into the need, opportunities, and stories of strategic partnerships between local governments and private investors in tackling climate change and other sustainability challenges. Hear from private/public partnerships and discover how local governments and private organizations can help safeguard communities of all sizes for the future.

Learn how FCM sets projects up for success and helps de-risk opportunities for private sector investment. FCM’s Green Municipal Fund is a leading and trusted funder of sustainable projects and infrastructure. For nearly 25 years, GMF has helped local governments adopt high-performing and scalable climate solutions, from district energy systems to innovative financing models for home energy upgrades. It has also played a key role in accelerating partnerships between municipalities and the investment and financial sectors. (30 capacity)

11:00 - 12:00 Concurrent

The Great SME Decarb: When, Why and How

Workshop C: Harnessing Sustainability expertise and fit-for-purpose technologies to drive value-added client engagement strategies and support SMEs in their decarbonization journey (15 capacity)

12:00 - 1:00

Network Lunch

1:00 - 1:30

Green Intelligence: Can we bank on AI?

Panel Main Theatre: Unlock the power of AI in Sustainability: Innovative solutions driving sustainability practices and maximizing impact

1:30 - 2:00

(Actually Using) Climate Stress Testing & Scenario Analysis

Panel Main Theatre: A call-to-action: How can be advance climate stress testing beyond compliance? How can we accelerate business usage and integration of scenario analysis?

2:00 - 2:30

Climate Risk & New Insurance Models

Panel Main Theatre: Enhancing lending decisions making by capitalizing on the insurance ecosystem. Insurance models can incentivize companies to consider ESG factors in their underwriting.

2:30 - 3:30 Concurrent

Afternoon Schmooze

NETWORK MEETINGS: Use the Sustainable Finance Summit App to setup multiple one-on-one sessions in the networking hall. Scheduled meetings correspond to table numbers. Establish the partnerships that will advance your business in 2025. (unlimited)

2:30 - 3:30 Concurrent

Next-Gen Credit Risk Assessment & Risk Management

Workshop A: Explore the dynamic evolution of credit risk assessment processes and understand the power of integrating ESG ratings. (80 capacity)

2:30 - 3:30 Concurrent

Transition Risk Stress Testing: The Good, Bad and the Ugly

Workshop B: Transition risk stress testing: navigate the complexities of transition risk modelling with confidence and mature your capabilities strategically to drive business value (30 capacity)

2:30 - 3:30 Concurrent

The ES in G: Sustainable Disclosures in Governance

Workshop C: Setting the stage for the day. Making sustainability disclosures business as usual. (30 capacity)

3:30 - 4:30

Can I Buy You a Drink?

End-of-day drinks and networking.



September 12th, 2024


8:00 – 4:30


EY Tower

40th Floor, 100 Adelaide St W, Toronto, ON M5H 0B3

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