Martin Grosskopf

Martin Grosskopf, MBA, MES

Vice-President and Portfolio Manager

AGF Investments Inc.

Martin Grosskopf manages AGF’s sustainable investing strategies and provides input on sustainability and environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues across the AGF investment teams. He is a thought leader and a frequent public speaker on ESG issues and is a past member of the Responsible Investment Association (RIA)’s Board of Directors. Martin has more than 20 years of experience in financial and environmental analysis. He previously served as Director, Sustainability Research and Portfolio Manager with Acuity Investment Management Inc., which was acquired by AGF Management Ltd. in 2011. Before joining the financial industry, Martin worked in a diverse range of industries in the areas of environmental management, assessment and mitigation. He was a project manager with CSA International from 1997 to 2000 and, prior to that, served as an environmental scientist with Acres International Limited. Martin obtained a B.A. from the University of Toronto and an MES from York University, and earned an MBA from the Schulich School of Business.

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Where’s the beef?

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Why low carbon is a low bar to improving sustainability

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Playing to our strengths: A suggestion for Canadian clean capitalism

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“Coalchain” – A Love Supreme?

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Embracing the Electrification of Vehicles

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