The Centre has focused on three critical levers that we believe will catalyze sustainable development: sustainable finance, circular economy, and sustainable innovation.
Capital markets are an important catalyst for businesses to incorporate progressive environmental, social and governance criteria in decision-making. We investigate new ways to invest and manage capital, inclusive measures of ROI, and the implications of short- and long-term time horizons. This work is led by Diane-Laure Arjaliès.
New financial tool to revitalize natural environment
A new innovation in financial instruments is helping conserve the natural environment in Southern Ontario. Professor Diane-Laure Arjaliés is part of the team putting it together.
Sustainability CFO: The CFO of the future?
In a new report, Diane-Laure Arjaliès and co-authors explore the emerging role of sustainability CFOs: who they are, what they do, and challenges they face.
Impact Assessment course recognized with Page Prize
Diane-Laure Arjaliès wins for her course, Assessing the Broader Impact of Business, which teaches sustainable business through hands-on experience.
Appointment to UN advisory group
Diane-Laure Arjaliès was recently appointed to the United Nations Global Compact Expert Network, an international advisory group made up of approximately 70 cross-sectoral experts.
Arjaliès wins Community Engaged Learning Award
Diane-Laure Arjaliès wins a 2019 Community Engaged Learning award for her course, Assessing the Broader Impact of Business. Arjaliès won the Page Prize last year for this same course.