Brian Minns is responsible for the continuous improvement of Addenda Capital’s incorporation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into investment analysis and decision-making processes throughout the firm. He also engages with companies, regulators and policymakers on ESG matters in order to promote sustainable development.
Addenda Capital is a privately-owned investment management firm with over $1.5 billion in impact investments. As a Signatory of the United Nations’ Principles for Responsible Investment, Addenda was the first Canadian asset manager to sign the Montréal Carbon Pledge and to publish the carbon footprint of all its equity pooled funds. The firm then became a Sustaining Member of the Responsible Investment Association (RIA) and joined the Green Bond Principles initiatives as Investor Member. Its Impact Fixed Income Fund aims to generate compelling returns while improving society on Climate Change, Health and Wellness, Education and Community Development.