October 2021

Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG)

11:45am-1:00am | Virtual - Complimentary - ,

Panelists include:
Jill Schnarr, Chief Communications and Social Innovation Officer, TELUS
Peter V. Sheffield, Chief Sustainability Officer & VP External Affairs U.S., Enbridge Inc.
The Hon. Catherine McKenna, Former Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Government of Canada
Norie C. Campbell, Group Head and General Counsel, TD Bank Group

Moderated by:
Sabrina Maddeaux, National Post

11:45am - Welcome Remarks from the Economic Club
11:50am – Opening Remarks Delivered By: TD Bank Group
11:55am - 12:40pm Panel Discussion
12:40pm – Audience Q&A
12:50pm – Closing Remarks by the Economic Club

Jill Schnarr

Chief Social Innovation and Communications Officer

Jill Schnarr

As TELUS’ Chief Communications Officer with more than 29 years of telecommunications experience and communications expertise, Jill Schnarr leads its Corporate Citizenship & Communications team. At the helm of communications, public relations, brand marketing, sponsorship and community investment, Jill brings TELUS’ social purpose to life to drive social change, leveraging TELUS’ world-leading technology and compassion to enable remarkable human outcomes. Bolstering its storytelling impact, and fostering strong, positive relationships with customers and Canadians, Jill has significantly influenced, built upon and safeguarded TELUS’ reputation as a global leader, enabling TELUS to be one of Canada’s most trusted brands.

Norie C. Campbell

Group Head and General Counsel
TD Bank Group

Norie C. Campbell

Norie is Group Head and General Counsel, TD Bank Group and leads the teams responsible for Compliance, Legal, Anti-Money Laundering, Fraud Risk Management, Global Security & Investigations, Corporate & Public Affairs, Economics and Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG). She joined the bank in 2000 and was named to the bank's Senior Executive Team in 2013.

Norie has been awarded Canada's "Top 40, Under 40" distinction, recognized as one of Canada's Most Powerful Women by the Women's Executive Network, is a 2018 WXN Hall of Fame Inductee, was honoured by the Directors Roundtable with a World Recognition of Distinguished General Counsel award and recognized in 2019 as a Catalyst Canada Honours Champion Business Leader.

In 2020, she joined Ryerson University's Board of Governors and in 2021 she joined The Rideau Hall Foundation / La Fondation Rideau Hall Board of Directors. She serves as the Chair of United Way's Major Individual Giving Cabinet for Greater Toronto. Norie chairs TD's Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Senior Executive Team Forum and is the Executive Champion for the ESG strategy across the enterprise. Norie also represents TD as a council member on the Government of Canada's Sustainable Finance Action Committee.

Prior to joining TD, Norie practiced business law at McCarthy Tétrault LLP. She obtained her LL.B and her LL.M. from Osgoode Hall Law School.

Peter V. Sheffield

Chief Sustainability Officer & VP External Affairs U.S.
Enbridge Inc.

Peter V. Sheffield

Pete Sheffield is Chief Sustainability Officer and Vice President of U.S.
External Affairs at Enbridge, responsible for enterprise wide public
policy, sustainability strategies and reporting, community investment,
and government relations federally and across the 40 states in which
the company operates.

Sheffield was previously Director of U.S. External Affairs to Enbridge
and served as vice president of energy policy and government affairs
for Spectra Energy Corp, overseeing the company’s government
relations activities and public policy. He joined Duke Energy in 2002,
serving as director of external relations. Prior to that, Sheffield was
press secretary to the United States House of Representatives’
Committee on Energy and Commerce, serving as primary spokesman
and senior advisor to two chairmen.

Sheffield holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Hampden Sydney
College and a Master of Business Administration degree from Duke
University’s Fuqua School of Business.

Sabrina Maddeaux

National Post

Sabrina Maddeaux

Sabrina is a columnist for the National Post, where she's known for her bold opinions on topics from politics to pop culture, finance and feminism. She most recently finished covering Canada's 44th federal election, during which her columns regularly ran on the paper's front page and were considered must-reads for the millennial perspective on the country's political landscape.

Sabrina is the recipient of multiple National Magazine Awards and Canadian Online Publishing Awards, as well as a Webby Award. Her work has also appeared in the Globe and Mail, Vox, Refinery29, Toronto Star, FASHION Magazine, ELLE Canada, Toronto Sun, NOW Magazine, Bay Street Bull and many other publications. As a frequent on-air commentator, she’s been seen/heard on TVO’s The Agenda, CBC Radio, CityLine, Entertainment Tonight Canada, Newstalk 1010, Breakfast Television (Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver & Calgary), CP24 and ITV's The Lorraine Show.

Sabrina is a graduate of St. Bonaventure University (Olean, New York), where she played NCAA Division I soccer and earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science (Honors) with minors in Journalism and Mass Communication and Theology.

The Honourable Catherine McKenna

Former Minister of Environment and Climate Change
Government of Canada

The Honourable Catherine McKenna

Catherine McKenna, Climate Advocate, Former Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister of Infrastructure and Communities for Canada

One of the West’s leading climate advocates, Catherine McKenna was elected in 2015 as a Member of Parliament and was named to Justin Trudeau’s first Cabinet as Minister of Environment and Climate Change until 2019. She went on to become Minister of Infrastructure and Communities from 2019-2021. Catherine recently announced that she would not seek re-election, to focus on her three children and on scaling climate and nature solutions globally.

In her role as Canada’s second longest-serving Minister of Environment and Climate Change, Catherine represented Canada at COP21, the UN Climate Conference, helping negotiate the Paris Agreement. She led the negotiation of Canada’s first comprehensive climate plan including a price on pollution, a coal phaseout across the country and the doubling of the amount of nature protected in Canada in partnership with Indigenous Peoples. She helped establish a number of global initiatives including the Ministerial on Climate Action, the Powering Past Coal Coalition, Women Kicking It on Climate, and the Nature Champions Summit.

As Minister of Infrastructure and Communities Catherine was responsible for implementing over $100 billion in infrastructure investments and oversaw the revamping of the $35 billion Canada Infrastructure Bank which leverages private sector capital to build more sustainable infrastructure in the public interest. She helped develop and implement Canada's Build Back Better Plan including historic investments in Canada’s first permanent public transit, electric bus, active transit and natural infrastructure funds, and established Canada’s first National Infrastructure Assessment to ensure that Canada’s infrastructure investments are consistent with the goal of net zero emissions by 2050.

Before politics, Catherine worked as a trade and competition lawyer at Stikeman Elliott LLP, worked in corporate law in Indonesia, and worked on the UN Peacekeeping Mission in East Timor as legal advisor on the Timor Sea Treaty negotiations. She co-founded and was the Executive Director of Level Justice, a charitable organization that levels barriers to justice jn Canada and Abroad and was on the board and was the Executive Director of the Banff Forum. Catherine taught at the Munk School of Global Affairs, was a board member of the Trudeau Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, and is called to the Bars of New York and Ontario. She is an open water swimmer and this summer complete Most importantly she is the mother to three awesome kids.

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