Carol Smith

Carol Smith

Financial Advisor

Desjardins Financial
Security Independent Network


Carol Smith has been a Financial Advisor for over 18 years and is currently in partnership with Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network.

As a regular part of her business activities, Carol provides educational content to investors about ESG investing and helps them understand their options to align their money with their values. Often this is done through one-on-one meetings or in webinars. Carol has participated on several industry panels exploring the growth of Responsible Investments (RI) in Canada and has provided insight for several publications focused on the adoption of Responsible Investing by advisors. She is a sustainability advocate and currently serves on several boards; namely the Board of Directors of the RIA as well as, The Gatehouse, a Toronto organization that provides support and resources for individuals impacted by childhood sexual abuse, and the Canadian Centre for Transformative Social Change(CCTSC).

Carol holds the Responsible Investment Advisor Certification (RIAC), the Responsible Investment Specialist (RIS) designation as well as the Elder Planning Counsellor Designations (EPC).