ESG Advisory Council
Providing strategic guidance to navigate the ever-evolving ESG landscape
The Advisory Council was established in 2001 to provide strategic advice to our executive on evolving best-in-class ESG practices.
As Canada’s export credit agency, we understand that strong governance, including accountability, oversight and transparency, is integral to our business. Our ESG Advisory Council, composed of prominent experts across a variety of fields, is an important part of our good governance. It serves as a sounding board and as a challenge function to ensure we are considering a wide range of stakeholder perspectives on ESG-related topics material to EDC.
The Terms of Reference outline the purpose, scope and structure of the ESG Advisory Council meetings as agreed to by its members.
The council members engaged in a discussion on the ESG-related risks and opportunities critical to developing EDC’s strategy and driving long-term value.
The Council heard from Canada’s Chief Negotiator for Climate Change and engaged with the executive team on climate-related priorities ahead of EDC’s participation at COP26 meetings in Glasgow.
The council engaged in a thoughtful discussion on EDC’s approach to developing a sustainable finance framework.
Explore policies, reports and other reference materials related to environmental, social and governance practices at EDC.