October 31, 2021

Quinn+Partners Welcomes Sustainable Finance Expert Rosalie Vendette

We’re excited to announce that Rosalie Vendette is joining the Quinn+Partners team as an Associate

Rosalie is an established and well-respected sustainable finance professional whose 18-year career includes 10 years as the spokesperson for responsible investment at Desjardins Group, six years with Groupe Investissement Responsable (GIR), and two years as an independent ESG consultant.

Rosalie brings considerable strength and experience in sustainable finance and responsible investment:

  • She has worked with market leading financial advisors and investment management firms, providing strategic advice on their ESG initiatives.
  • She has advised financial associations on various projects, including the soon-to-be-published ISO TC322 standard on Sustainable Finance and a study on the evolution of fiduciary duty for pension plans around the world.
  • She was one of the leaders of the Quebec PRI network.
  • She regularly speaks at industry events, and she teaches sustainable finance and responsible investment at major Canadian universities, including McGill and Sherbrooke.

“I’m passionate about sustainable finance and believe in its power to accelerate the transition to a low-carbon economy.” Rosalie says. “And I love sharing that passion with clients and my students.”

Francisca Quinn adds: “Having worked with Rosalie on previous mandates, we are delighted to welcome her to our team. Our shared values and common commitment to advancing sustainability in business and capital markets, combined with Rosalie’s impressive depth of expertise, make her a natural fit. By formalizing our relationship, Quinn & Partners will continue to expand and strengthen our capabilities to offer the best advice to our clients.”

Expanding our services to serve you better

In addition to welcoming Rosalie aboard, we’re expanding our services to better support our clients’ impact investing initiatives and climate change strategies. This will include helping investment teams identify, evaluate and measure social and environmental investment outcomes, and advising executives on how to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and integrate climate considerations into their core business strategy.

“As we grow, we are steadfast in our commitment to provide excellent advisory services and to be your trusted advisor in all things related to sustainability,” says Quinn.

We welcome your ideas on how we can continue to serve and support you as you continue to lead the market in addressing the most pressing sustainability issues.

Contact Rosalie

Rosalie Vendette, Associate: +1 438-832-1275 or rosalie@quinnandpartners.com