NBI aims to be an accelerator promoting the growth and development of investment solutions and services, with the objective of having a positive impact on the lives of National Bank of Canada’s clients, employees and stakeholders.
Our open architecture structure provides the flexibility to wade through a complex world by selecting and reviewing portfolio managers who meet our criteria of excellence in portfolio management across all asset classes.
An important pillar in our portfolio manager assessments is the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) criteria into their investment process. We believe that the consideration of ESG criteria, in conjunction with traditional financial analysis, allow for a better assessment of risks and long-term growth opportunities.
Through the following initiatives and commitments, NBI is an active member of the sustainable finance community and a leader in Canada in the transition to a more sustainable financial system.
When selecting a portfolio manager, NBI recognizes the expertise of each manager in their respective asset classes. We therefore respect the management philosophy and investment decisions made by our portfolio managers, while encouraging them to adopt industry best practices.
Here are some of the responsible investment strategies used by portfolio managers selected by NBI: