Jane Ambachtsheer

Partner, Global Head of Responsible Investment, Mercer

Jane established and leads Mercer's global Responsible Investment team, which advises investors around the world on achieving long-term, sustainable investment outcomes. Mercer has assigned ESG (environmental/social/corporate governance) ratings to 5000+ mainstream investment strategies, built a database of sustainability-oriented investment funds, and advised investors representing more than $2 trillion in assets on climate change and strategic asset allocation.  Jane was consultant to the United Nations in developing the Principles for Responsible Investment, which have now been supported by 1200+ investors representing $45 trillion in assets.

Howard Chang

President and CEO, Top Drawer Creative

Howard personifies "goodness in advertising" and is making green the new black. His company, Top Drawer Creative, is the first full-service ad agency in Canada to become a certified B-Corp, uses 100% green energy, pays employees to bike to work (40% participate), and is a past Smart Commute Employer of the Year. Howard has helped his clients transfer $20 million of their media buys from paper to electronic, saving whole forests! Beyond that, through conscious decision, 70% of the firm's clients now fall into social cause, health, nutrition, green energy, adventure sports, or fitness and active lifestyle categories. Howard has also done pro-bono campaigns for bike safety, and chaired the capital campaign for the new Mattamy National Cycling Centre. Learn more about Howard...  http://topdrawercreative.com

Dave Mowat

CEO, ATB Financial

Under Dave’s leadership, ATB Financial established an Executive Environmental Committee, made up of junior and senior team members from all parts of the business, and required participants to take Natural Step training. Diverse representation has helped ATB to begin to embed sustainability into all parts of the organization. Dave also oversaw the creation of the ATB Financial Legacy Fund in partnership with Ducks Unlimited, a unique revolving land purchase program to enable DU to restore and preserve provincial wetlands.

Jeannie White

Manager, Employee Engagement, Policies & Programs, Symcor

With the maturing of environmental committees, broad support from senior leadership and Jeannie's commitment to involve employees and community, Symcor is evolving into a company that consciously considers the environment in all business decisions. Symcor engages employees across the organization in various efforts, including waste diversion and recycling (92% effective), where employees collect household items (i.e. eye glasses) that would otherwise be landfill. No wonder Symcor has been Greenest Employer for 4 years - and Jeannie a WWF "Champion of the Year"! Learn more about Jeannie... http://symcor.com/en/