Johanne Gélinas, former federal Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development, recently joined the firm as a partner in Enterprise Risk Services, Canada’s largest risk management consulting practice, to lead the Montréal office’s Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability group. She will manage a variety of responsibilities including advising Deloitte’s clients on how to better understand, plan and manage sustainability and corporate responsibility issues such as climate change, emissions trading, contingent financial environmental liabilities, verification of non-financial information and risks, environmental and sustainability strategy, implementation and reporting, and stakeholder engagement.
Deloitte Canada’s managing partner for Enterprise Risk, Eddie Leschiutta, welcomed Ms. Gélinas saying, “Johanne’s knowledge and experience will add enormous value to our firm and our clients. Her work to date speaks volumes to her commitment and passion for the effective management of environmental, health and safety risks. She is regarded in Canada and around the world for her insight and forward thinking. In addition to strengthening the corporate responsibility reputation for our clients, she will help them deliver long-term sustainable value to their stakeholders.”