Principal, Responsible Investment, Mercer (Canada) Limited
It has been said that organizations won’t change their behaviour until investors require it. Karen has consulted on climate change engagements for asset owners representing over $600 billion in assets leveraging Mercer’s Investing in a Time of Climate Change research, helping them to understand why it is incumbent on investors to have a clear policy on ESG issues and to ensure that their strategy is consistent with that policy. Karen was a member of the Government of Canada’s Expert Panel on Climate Change Adaptation and Resilience Results and has led research projects on the topic of sustainable infrastructure investment. She leads the Canadian MMC Green Team and represents Mercer on MMC’s corporate sustainability team.