Speaker Profiles

James Temple

James Temple

Moderator

Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, PwC Canada

As PwC Canada's Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer, James oversees a team that designs and implements social and environmental strategies that are scalable and aligned with PwC’s Purpose and strategic business priorities, helping to activate employee engagement, drive operational efficiencies, elevate stakeholder engagement and differentiate PwC’s brand in the marketplace.

His portfolio oversight includes leadership of the PwC Young People Project – the firm’s commitment to addressing the issue of Youth Unemployment in Canada by harnessing its time, talent and treasure to help to prepare 10,000 young people for the future of work by 2020.

A committed volunteer, James currently sits on the not-for-profit committee of CPA Canada's Risk Oversight and Governance Board and has provided his expertise on fundraising committees for organizations including the World Wildlife Fund, Gardiner Museum and the Homes First Foundation. Combined, he has helped to raise over $1M for important social causes in the community over the past five years.

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