New cyber report seeks to change the conversation…and narrow the gap

Posted by Sashya D'Souza on Oct 11, 2018 9:31:08 AM

Source: TFI Newsletter October 2018 Edition 

In TFI’s recent talent report Unlocking the Human Opportunity: Future-Proof Skills to Move Financial Services Forward, we propose that the key to harnessing the most out of technology is to focus on people.  To that end, we introduced four core skills groups to help our members future-proof their workforces, regardless of how, and at what pace technology continues to evolve.

Similar core themes run through our latest talent report released this summer in partnership with Deloitte The changing faces of cybersecurity: Closing the cyber risk gap, which offers an innovative yet practical approach to addressing the growing global talent shortage in this business-critical function, with a focus on the Canadian landscape.

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Topics: Canada, Cybersecurity, Talent

Global investors find value in making a difference

Posted by Toronto Finance International on Oct 11, 2018 9:30:42 AM

Source: TFI Newsletter October 2018 Edition 

It is possible to make money while doing good.

This is not simply an idealist’s dream. It is actually a founding belief that brings 11 major global investors together. AIMCo, Allianz, Aviva, CalPERS, CDPQ, Generali, Natixis Investment Managers, OMERS, Ontario Teachers’, OPTrust and PGGM – representing more than $6 trillion in assets under management – have agreed to work together and pledged to commit resources, expertise and networks to make a difference.  Needless to say, investors have not joined forces just to talk: they are looking for tangible results. Led by Ontario Teachers’ and CDPQ, the group has sought the participation of key partners and decided first to focus its energy on three specific initiatives:

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Topics: Sustainable Finance, Canada

TFI Leads the Discussion on Sustainable Finance

Posted by Daniel Malik on Oct 11, 2018 9:29:01 AM

Source: TFI Newsletter October 2018 Edition 

The global transition to a low-carbon economy is providing an opportunity for financial centres to play a leading role in unlocking the potential of sustainable growth. An estimated investment of US$500 billion per year between now and 2030 will be required in order to keep global warming under 1.5° Celsius and the financial sector has a significant role to play.

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Topics: Sustainable Finance, Canada

 

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