Proposed changes to Responsible Investment Identification Framework: comments received and updated proposal

Toronto, May 31st 2024 – The Canadian Investment Funds Standards Committee (CIFSC) thanks commentors for their time in reviewing the revised Responsible Investment Identification Framework. The Committee received comments from the Investment Funds Institute of Canada which includes collective input from ESG specialists within Canada’s largest asset managers.

The CIFSC proposes additional changes to the Responsible Investment Identification Framework including removal of ESG Integration and Evaluation as a Responsible Investment Approach. The proposal includes a summary of received comments with responses from the CIFSC and a revised draft of the Responsible Investment Framework. Please click here to view the full proposal.

This proposal is open for a public comment period of 30 days, through June 30th, 2024. Following the 30-day comment period the committee will review the comments and determine, by formal member vote., whether to proceed with the changes. To submit comments please use the ‘Contact’ link on the home page or click here.