Sustainable Investing

At CDPQ, we invest constructive capital knowing that performance and progress go hand in hand. By directing capital toward a greener and more equitable transition, we can generate growth while contributing to a more sustainable world.

2022 Sustainable Investing Report

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2022 Highlights

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2022 Key figures

53%

Decrease in our portfolio’s carbon intensity since 2017

45%

Share of women employees at CDPQ

303

Discussions to raise awareness on ESG factors among our portfolio companies

Our ESG priorities

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Environment

Our investment strategy to address climate change aims to contribute to the transition toward a low-carbon economy and achieve a net‑zero portfolio by 2050.

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Social

We steadfastly promote equity, diversity and inclusion and we fight against abusive tax planning in order to build stronger communities.

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Governance

We encourage a sound governance structure as it facilitates decision-making and promotes the interests of both the company and its stakeholders.

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Our approach

We support portfolio companies in creating lasting value by focusing on profitable long-term business opportunities.

Our most recent commitments

Investi Fund

  • Joined in May 2023
  • Investment fund to foster the emergence and growth of investment strategies that incorporate ESG factors and sustainable finance

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COP15 Statement from the Private Financial Sector 

  • Signed in December 2022
  • Led by the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), a UN-supported organization 
  • Calls on private financial actors to contribute to the protection and restoration of biodiversity and ecosystems through financing and investment

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Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) Forum

  • Joined in December 2022
  • Develops and delivers a risk management and disclosure framework for organizations to report and act on evolving nature-related risks

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