The Other “Green” Investment: ESG Risks & Opportunities in Cannabis (EN)
In 2018 Canada became the first G7 country to legalize recreational cannabis. Legalization wasn’t without controversy however, with one side pointing out the potential dangers and public health concerns, and the other side pointing out ithe potential health benefits to treat medical conditions such as chronic pain and epilepsy. For responsible investors, a key question has arisen: Is cannabis a sin stock or a health care investment? Many investors have yet to take a position. In this session, the panel discusses their different points of view on the ESG risks and opportunities in this emerging sector.