Sustainable investing education

Sustainable investing

You’ve got questions. We’ve got answers. 


Why learn about sustainable investing?

73% of investors want to discuss sustainable investing

but less than one-third are having that conversation with their advisor.*

Climate change remains
the biggest concern for investors

This will be the greatest driver of growth for sustainable investing over the next two years.**

94% of investment managers in Canada are estimated to use ESG integration

Help your investors understand why this is an important part of the investment process.***

Understanding sustainable investing

Part 1: Starting the sustainable investing

To help begin conversations with your clients about sustainable investing, here’s a short set of questions that you can ask to gauge their interest.

Part 2: Continuing the sustainable investing

In this article, we explore the questions that clients are likely to ask advisors about sustainable investing.

Sustainable debt funding a better world

Learn about the four main types of sustainable debt, its impact and how sustainable debt fits in a portfolio.

Thought leadership insights

Konstantin Boehmer on debt-for-nature swaps in emerging markets

Konstantin explores the topic of sustainable debt, specifically the momentum behind debt-for-nature swaps in emerging markets. He also discusses a unique bond opportunity in Ecuador that supports the conservation of the Galapagos Islands.

A look inside sustainable bonds

Konstantin Boehmer, SVP, Portfolio Manager, Co-Lead of Mackenzie Fixed Income Team offers a view into sustainable bonds, the various types and their growth. Learn more about our sustainable investing solutions.

Our latest insight articles

Our thought leaders and sustainability experts provide timely updates on trends, current market opportunities and identify any risks and challenges that will help you understand the sustainability landscape.

Spotlight on sustainability-linked debt

The gradual increase of green bond issuance through the 2010s accelerated into a tidal wave of ESG-labelled debt issuance in the early 2020s.

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Low interest rates exacerbate both the debt bubble and environmental challenges

In this Q1 Greenchip commentary update, John Cook and Greg Payne summarize the events that happen in equity markets with the banking crisis, the collapse of Silicon Valley Bank, and provide their views on opportunities and challenges in the first quarter.  

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The carbon calculation conundrum

Find out more about carbon emissions metrics and how they can be both helpful and harmful when making investment decisions.

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Sustainable Investing at Mackenzie

We’ve invested in better insights, leading technologies and dedicated expertise to develop competitive sustainable portfolios.

*2022 RiA Investor opinion survey.
**Climate change is an overwhelming concern for responsible investors —who also believe it is the greatest driver for growth over the next two years. (2022 RiA report).
***2022 Canadian RI Trends Report - Responsible Investment Association (

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