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Novisto partners with Mila to leverage AI-powered ESG data management

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Novisto partners with Mila—a frontrunner in deep learning research—to harness their world-class AI expertise.

Montréal, September 6, 2023 – Novisto, a leading provider of ESG data management software, is delighted to announce a strategic partnership with Mila - Quebec AI Institute, the world’s largest
academic deep learning research center.

Novisto and Mila share a common commitment to innovation and pushing the boundaries
of ethical AI research and practice. This collaboration marks a pivotal moment for Novisto,
providing access to the invaluable knowledge of a distinguished group of scientists and
cutting-edge AI research to drive further growth and innovation in ESG data management.
"We are thrilled to collaborate with Mila and harness their world-class AI expertise," said Charles Assaf, CEO of Novisto. "This partnership represents a significant step forward in our mission to empower businesses with comprehensive ESG data management solutions. Incorporating Mila's AI learnings will enable us to deliver even more impactful and actionable insights for companies to make sustainability a permanent part of their success."

"This association with Montreal-based Novisto, specializing in ESG governance, was a natural fit for Mila given sustainability is a priority area for our two organizations. In addition, Novisto's position as advisor to other organizations means that this partnership will result in a large number of companies benefiting from the collaborations that will be achieved," said Marie-Paule Jeansonne, Vice-President, Strategy, Impact and Sustainability at Mila.

About Novisto

Novisto has designed an ESG management platform that goes beyond data, helping companies clarify, build, and evolve their sustainability performance for the long term. Founded in Montréal in 2019, Novisto is a private company backed by Inovia, White Star Capital, Diagram Ventures, Portage, and SCOR Ventures. For more information, please visit:

About Mila

Founded by Professor Yoshua Bengio of the University of Montreal, Mila is an artificial
intelligence research institute that brings together over 1,100 researchers specializing in
machine learning. Based in Montreal, Mila’s mission is to be a global hub for scientific advances that inspire innovation and development of AI for the benefit of all. Mila is a non-profit organization recognized worldwide for its significant contributions to the field of deep learning, particularly in language modeling, machine translation, object recognition, and generative models. For more information, visit