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For Canada to be competitive in a world that is increasingly concerned about sound environmental stewardship, sustainable finance needs to become business as usual in the Canadian financial services industry. - Tiff Macklem, Final Report of the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance, Gov't of Canada  On June 14, 2019 the Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance released

Can we all now please stop saying “climate change” and instead call it what it is: climate breakdown, climate crisis, climate emergency, ecological breakdown, ecological crisis and ecological emergency? – 16 yr old climate activist Greta Thunberg, Tweet  May 4: It’s 2019. At Rally Assets, we work every day with individuals and organizations looking to

Not considering ESG is a failure of fiduciary duty! That is the view of the EU Parliament and Council. Two weeks ago, they passed new regulations clarifying that fiduciary duty requires financial advisors to consider financially material environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors in their investment decision-making. Managers, investors and trustees in North America who still believe that considering ESG factors

At Rally Assets, we believe that shifting capital can change the world.  We work with a growing number of organizations and individuals that want to align their investments with their values to create positive social and environmental change while achieving strong financial returns.  As a trusted advisor, Bill Young has been an important part of our journey to becoming a full-service impact

Canada Announces Milestone $800M Social Finance Fund Rally Assets (formerly Purpose Capital) applauds the Canadian government's commitment of $800 million to a new ten-year Social Finance Fund. This fund will support the creation of a strong “social finance market” that will allow more investors to support and finance solutions that tackle our country’s greatest social and environmental challenges.  The Social Finance Fund

Dear Friend, As you know, Purpose Capital has been at the forefront of impact investing for nearly a decade, driven to mobilize capital to accelerate social and environmental progress.   We are now at an important inflection point as an increasing number of asset owners and organizations are looking to align their investments with their values through impact investing.   To serve the increasing and

Matter to the world. Our Firm Is Growing Purpose Capital Welcomes Andrea Nemtin Purpose Capital is pleased to announce Andrea Nemtin has joined the company as Partner. She will work with the team to build the organizational strategy to expand Purpose Capital’s service offering and scale the business — with the ultimate goal of accelerating the shift of capital towards social and environmental

TORONTO - Purpose Capital is pleased to announce that Upkar Arora has joined the firm as CEO and investor. In addition to supporting Purpose Capital’s existing team on our innovative mandates and existing clients, this will significantly strengthen the firm’s leadership, experience and investment capacity. It will deepen the firm’s work in impact investment advisory services and will enable development of