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Sustainable investing

As an allocator of capital, a builder of businesses and an active, engaged investor, we believe generating sustainable returns relies on a sustainable foundation.

Anna Murray

Advancing our efforts in sustainable investing

In this Q&A, our head of sustainable investing, Anna Murray, discusses how our deeply rooted ESG practices shape where we’ve come from and where we’re headed.

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Feature reports

2022 OTPP Annual Report

2022: A solid year for the plan

Read about our commitment to sustainable investing, including 2022 advances we've made on our climate strategy and commitment to reach net zero by 2050, as well as how we’re using our voice to drive change across our private and public portfolio companies.


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2022 Green Bond Report

2022 Green Bond Report

The Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board (Ontario Teachers’) guarantees the bonds issued by Ontario Teachers’ Finance Trust (OTFT) and manages $241.6 billion in net assets as of December 31, 2021. 


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Our sustainable investing journey

We have always been a trailblazer in sustainable investing - continuing to adapt to an evolving landscape. It is an important part of the conversation - past, present and future. 

Pre-2000Ontario Teachers’ publishes proxy voting guidelines; commits to voting all sharesCo-founds the Canadians Coalition for Good Governance200320052010Produces guidelines for managing climate changeBecomes the signatory to the Principles for Responsible Investing2017Launches Low Carbon Economy Transitions Framework2015Develops guidelines for managing environmental and social risksLaunches climate change engagement2013Develops responsible investing principles2012Implements responsible investing strategy built on awareness, knowledge and applicationImplements ESG due diligence tool for Private Capital2018Co-founds Investor Leadership Network with CDPQIssues our first portfolio carbon footprint2019Develops proprietary ESG assessment toolIssues inaugural climate change reportPublishes guidance for environmental and social shareholder proposals2020Makes commitment to be net-zero by 2050Strengthens proxy voting guidelines for climate oversite and net-zero alignment2021Set interim portfolio reduction targetsSet internal targets to have portfolio companies establish net-zero pathways

Working with others to make a difference

We use our influence as a global investor to create a supportive and sustainable business environment.

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