Presenters Include:


Making Green Pay in the Real World

Time: March 25, Thursday 10:30 - 12:00

This is session will cover: how sustainability can yield profit and how sustainability plays an increasingly important role in decisions; the perspectives of banks and pension funds and their experiences to date; experiences of investors, developers, occupiers, and valuers; the benefit to occupiers and how this translates to value.

Peter Clark, Trustee, Vancouver Valuation Accord, Vancouver, BC, Canada (Moderator)
Chris Corps, President, Asset Strategics Ltd., Victoria, BC, Canada
Sarah Sayce, Head, School of Surveying, Kingston University, London, UK
Theddi Wright Chappell, Director, Valuation and Advisory Services, Cushman & Wakefield, Seattle, WA, USA
Jim Amorin, Vice President, Atrium Real Estate Services, Austin, TX, USA
Susan MacLaurin, Vice President, GWL Realty Advisors, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Thomas Mueller, President, Canada Green Building Council, Vancouver, BC, Canada
Philip Parnell, Director, Drivers Jonas Deloitte, London, UK

Brave New World: Finance and Investment in a Low Carbon Economy

Time: March 25, Thursday 13:30 - 15:00

How would the financial, investment, and capital market landscapes operate if they were truly wired to drive a global low carbon economy? How will profits be embedded in the market system so that they are both socially and environmentally responsible? What are the emerging financial and investment initiatives that are helping shape the low carbon economy?

Paul Clements-Hunt, Head, United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP-FI), Geneva, Switzerland (Moderator)
Barbara Turley-McIntyre, Director, Sustainability and Corporate Citizenship, The Co-operators Group Ltd., Guelph, ON, Canada
Sandra Odendahl, Director, Corporate Environmental Affairs, Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto, ON, Canada
Bruce Schlein, Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Citigroup, New York, NY, USA
Michael Jantzi, CEO, Jantzi-Sustainalytics, Toronto, ON, Canada