McGill International Portfolio Challenge (MIPC)

Global competition gets students to take on challenge of investing sustainably

Published: 15 February 2023

The 2022 McGill International Portfolio Challenge (MIPC), in its 6th year, asked undergraduate students from around the world to devise innovative portfolio strategies that could achieve high...

Delve: How Banks and Institutional Investment Funds Are Driving the Road to Net-Zero

Published: 5 January 2023

One of the biggest challenges today for financial institutions is how to meet net-zero climate targets while achieving high returns on investment and satisfying the needs of various stakeholders....

MIPC wraps up with MDIIM Symposium and Grand Finale

Published: 14 November 2022

The Marcel Desautels Institute for Integrated Management Symposium on The Road to Net Zero took place on November 2, marking the opening ceremony of the sixth edition of the McGill International...

Three tips for going green

Published: 24 February 2022

On a recent segment of CTV News Montreal, Professor Sebastien Betermier shared three key takeaways from the 5th annual McGill International Portfolio Competition, an event designed to help guide...

McGill students spearhead hybrid MIPC

Published: 30 November 2021

A dedicated group of McGill students successfully planned the first hybrid iteration of the annual McGill International Portfolio Challenge....

Delve: Why Ultra-Low Yields Don’t Mean the End of Sustainable Pension Funds

Published: 26 November 2021

Retirement systems around the world, from public pension plans to private funds, are weathering a storm of ultra-low bond yields that threaten not only adequate returns for pensioners but the...

Can university pension plans help tackle climate change?

Published: 6 January 2020

In November 2019, teams in the McGill International Portfolio Challenge were asked to provide a solution for a fictional pension fund reassessing its investments in the interest of climate action....

Students forging the path to sustainability

Published: 13 December 2019

At the recent McGill International Portfolio Challenge, students once again demonstrated that they are leading the march to sustainability. Asked to consider the options of a pension fund under...


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