Rachel Guthrie

Vice-President, ESG Integration, Export Development Canada

Rachel Guthrie joined Export Development Canada in 2021. As Vice-President of ESG Integration, she is responsible for ensuring environmental, social and governance considerations are integrated into EDC’s strategy and culture. In this capacity, she has oversight of EDC’s path to net zero, sustainable finance offerings, ESG policies and governance, as well as data and reporting.

Rachel brings over a decade of experience in ESG strategy and reporting in the Canadian financial industry. As the Head of TD’s ESG Reporting and Impact Measurement team, she navigated TD’s strategy through materiality assessments, the adoption of GRI standards, SASB and TCFD reporting. TD’s reporting won national acclaim, winning “Best ESG Reporting” in Canada from IR Magazine for three years in a row.

Originally from the U.K., Rachel completed her undergrad at St. Andrews University in Scotland and returned to school mid-career for a Certificate in Corporate Responsibility from St. Michael’s College in Toronto.  In her spare time, Rachel volunteers with the Canadian Ski Patrol. 

Speaker Sessions

The Power of Net-Zero Policy: Creating the conditions for system-wide success

  • Reaching Destination Net Zero
  • Government Policy and Corporate Governance
Session Date
Wednesday, Feb 14 2024 | 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Alison Cretney Managing Director, Energy Futures Lab
Michael Bernstein Executive Director, Clean Prosperity
Dale Beugin Executive Vice President, Canadian Climate Institute
Rachel Guthrie Vice-President, ESG Integration, Export Development Canada
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