Sustainable Finance Related Research Organizations

A. Canadian Research & Organizations from TFI’s Resource Centre for Sustainable Finance
Canada’s financial sector, stakeholders, governments,and academia are also collaborating to play a significant role in developing expertise and leadership in sustainable finance. 

A01

Institute for Sustainable Finance

A02

TMX

A03

Responsible Investment Association (RIA)

A04

CPA Canada (sustainability financial and business tools)

A05

CFA Institute (ESG and sustainability reporting & regulations)

A06

Canadian Institute for Climate Choices

A07

Ivey Foundation

A08

Corporate Knights

A09

Global Risk Institute

A10

Intact Centre on Climate Adaptation

A11

Canadian Coalition for Good Governance

A12

Smart Prosperity Institute 

A13

Pembina Institute

A14

International Institute for Sustainable Development

A15

Sustainable Finance Resource Centre at Toronto Financial International (TFI)
B. International Research & Global Initiatives from TFI’s Resource Centre for Sustainable Finance
Jurisdictions such as the EU, UK, and China are becoming global leaders in sustainable finance.
Also, many important networks and organizations have been created by partnerships between financial stakeholders and bodies such as the United Nations.

B01

EU and Sustainable Finance

B02

United Nations Environment Programme – Finance Initiative (UNEP FI)

B03

Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

B04

Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI)

B05

Network of Central Banks and Supervisors for Greening the Financial System

B06

Sustainable Banking Network 

B07

Sustainable Insurance Forum

B08

Sustainable Stock Exchanges Initiative

B09

International Platform on Sustainable Finance (IPSF)

B10

Financial Centres for Sustainability (FC4S)

B11

Global Sustainable Investment Alliance

B12

OECD Centre on Green Finance and Investment

B13

Refinitiv Sustainable Finance League Tables

B14

Green Finance Institute (based in UK)

B15

International Institute of Green Finance (based in China)

B16

HSBC Centre of Sustainable Finance

B17

The Global Green Finance Index

B18

Green Finance Platform

B19

2 Degrees Investing Initiative 

B20

Transition Pathway Initiative 

B21

Center for Climate-Aligned Finance

B22

Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change
C. Additional Organizations

C00

Sustainable Finance Team at Climate Action Network Canada

C01

Sustainalytics

C02

Responsible Investor (UK)

C03

IFC supported Green Banking Academy

C04

ESG Global Advisors Inc.

C05

GRI (based in the Netherlands)

C06

Xynteo (based in UK)

C07

Climate Bonds Initiative (based in UK)

C08

Wellington Management (Sustainable Investing by Wellington Management)

C09

CDP (based in UK)

C10

Centre for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth, University of Zurich

C11

Institute for Sustainable Finance

C12

The Global Innovation Lab for Climate Finance (The Lab) – Note:  The Lab is funded by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, Bloomberg Philanthropies, the German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, and Nuclear Safety (BMU), GIZ, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the Netherlands Ministry for Foreign Affairs, The Rockefeller Foundation, Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, and the UK Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy. Climate Policy Initiative serves as Secretariat (based in India with presence in Asian and Brazil)

C13

FinDev Canada

C14

SASB (Sustainable Accounting Standards Board) (based in California)

C15

Cambridge Institute of Sustainability Leadership (CISL) (UK)

C16

Centre for Social Investment (CSI) at Heidelberg University (Germany)

C17

Global Green Growth Institute (based in South Korea)

C18

WBCSD (based in Zurich)

C19

ClimateWorks Foundation