Publication archives

Canadian Institute of Actuaries joins United Nations initiative on financial sustainability

This release describes the CIA’s official status as a Supporter of the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative.  

Statement from the CIA Board on climate-related risks

This document outlines the importance of considering climate change and sustainability in actuarial work. It discusses climate-related risks, shows how these risks impact actuarial practice areas using specific examples and lists actions taken by the CIA to help members address […]

Advice statement to CAPSA on its guideline, titled Environmental, Social and Governance Considerations in Pension Plan Management

The CIA submits comments on a guideline that will influence the treatment of ESG concerns and could affect investment choices.

Advice statement to the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions on its Draft Guideline B-15: Climate Risk Management

The CIA submits comments on a consultation regarding climate risks that could have significant impacts on the financial condition of FRFIs.

2020 Retirement Risk Survey – Key Findings

This report provides an overview of key results of an online survey conducted by Ipsos on behalf of the Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) in 2020. Ipsos previously conducted a retirement risk survey for the CIA in 2010 with a […]

Actuaries Climate Index – September 2021

The winter 2020–21 data release of the Actuaries Climate Index

Actuaries Climate Index – June 2021

The five-year moving average of the Actuaries Climate Index fell for the first time since 2017, according to the latest data release that includes fall 2020. The five-year moving average now sits at 1.22 relative to an average of zero […]

Advice statement to OSFI on navigating uncertainty in climate change

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) appreciates the opportunity to provide the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) with feedback on its January 2021 consultation document, Navigating Uncertainty in Climate Change: Promoting Preparedness and Resilience to Climate-Related Risks. […]

Practice Resource Document: Climate Change Scenario: Excel Tool

Practice Resource Document: Climate Change Scenario

The Canadian Institute of Actuaries (CIA) Committee on Climate Change and Sustainability (CCSC) prepared this document and the attached Excel spreadsheet to provide Canadian actuarial professionals with practical considerations in building a climate scenario and for purposes of developing best […]