February 28, 2024

Canadian Pension Climate Report Card 2023

Shift’s annual Canadian Pension Climate Report Card is an independent benchmark for evaluating the quality, depth and credibility of climate policies for 11 of Canada’s largest pension managers. 

This second edition finds that despite incremental progress, Canadian pension funds remain off track, especially compared to international peers. Far more work is needed to ensure Canadian pension managers fulfill their fiduciary duty to invest in plan members’ long-term interests and protect Canadians’ retirement security in a pathway aligned with the Paris Agreement goal of limiting global heating to 1.5°C.