27 September 2007 | Toronto

As a follow-up to its major report and CEO Briefing, the North American Taskforce held a very successful workshop at RBC Headquarters in Toronto looking at the latest trends and opportunities in green financial products and services. The event covered a diverse range of topics, such as the key drivers for green product development, namely the public and corporate appetite for such products as well as the policy and regulatory environment. The afternoon focused on specific product offerings across a number of sectors including retail banking, asset management, project finance and insurance.


  • David Saffran, Senior Vice President, Ipsos Reid Corporation
  • Peter J. Johnson, Vice President, PricewaterhouseCoopers Sustainable Business Solutions
  • Marie-Christine Tremblay, Director, Sustainable Markets Division, Sustainability Policy Directorate, Environment Canada
  • David Gardiner, President, David Gardiner and Associates
  • Tom Heintzman, President, Bullfrog Power Inc.
  • Mark Evans, Segment Head, UK Credit Cards, Barclaycard
  • James Anderson, Director, Global Energy Group, WestLB, New York
  • Vijaya Govindan, Director, SRI, UBS Global Asset Management
  • Laurence Loubières, SRI analyst, Meeschaert AM
  • George Boire, Senior Vice President, Environmental Practice Leader, Marsh Canada
  • Andrea Southcott, President, TBWA Vancouver


Agenda (PDF: 28 KB)