Viewpoints by Margaret Childe, at Manulife Investment Management

Margaret Childe

Margaret is responsible for working collaboratively and proactively with Manulife Investment Management Canada-based investment teams on environmental, social, and governance (ESG) integration, identifying and managing ESG risks and opportunities for Canadian portfolios. She also works on global ESG integration projects and methodologies for ESG product development and represents Manulife Investment Management ESG capabilities among the local investment community. 

Prior to joining the firm, Margaret was a senior manager of ESG advisory services at Sustainalytics, where she helped asset owners and investment managers in Canada and the United States develop and implement sustainable and responsible investment strategies, including ESG integration and impact investing solutions. 

Before that, she managed RBC Capital Market’s collateral management desk and was an associate on the global equity-linked products desk. Earlier in her career, Margaret worked for Save the Children and the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission. 

Education: B.A., Environment and Society, University of Toronto

Joined the company: 2017

Began career: 1999