Bringing Sustainable Investing to Investors

Guardian Ethical Management (GEM) was formed in 2005 to meet the Responsible Investment (RI) needs of pension plans, foundations, charities and endowments in Canada. Northwest & Ethical Investments LP (NEI) provides the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) screening and engagement while Guardian Capital LP provides the investment fund management, portfolio management and client services.

The GEM Portfolio

The GEM Pools are a series of pooled investment funds managed by Guardian Capital LP.
The GEM platform consists of four pooled-investment funds:

Canadian Equity | Global Equity | Fixed Income | Balanced

Long-term Engagement Goals for all Public Companies

The GEM service offers a full Corporate Engagement portfolio program and includes standard exclusions in Nuclear, Tobacco, Gambling, Adult Entertainment, and Military securities. It aims to achieve client investment objectives by selecting stocks that remain faithful to three fundamental themes: Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG).

GHG Emissions reductions
and progressive climate policy
Responsible water use
Biodiversity protection
Waste reduction
Respect human rights
Safe and healthy
Positive impact
on communities
Independent board of directors
with diverse perspectives
Equitable compensation
linked to ESG performance

To learn more about GEM, contact:
Brian Holland, Senior Vice President | 416-350-3146 |

Guardian Capital LP is the manager of the GEM Funds. These Funds are a private offering available to qualified investors only. Commissions, trailing commissions, management fees and expenses may all be associated with investment funds. Investment funds are not guaranteed, their values change frequently and past performance may not be repeated. Guardian Capital LP is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Guardian Capital Group Limited, a publicly traded firm, the shares of which are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. For further information on Guardian Capital LP, please visit