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In 2014, we launched our certification program for Responsible Investment Advisors and Professionals. We offer two designations, which earn you CE credits and demonstrate your expertise to potential clients. Both of our designations are included in the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada  (IIROC) directory.

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RIA Board of Directors: Call for Nominees

February 14, 2018 The RIA will have three vacancies on its Board of Directors in 2018. One seat mus[...]

Libro Credit Union Joins the RIA as an Associate Member

TORONTO – February 8, 2018 – Libro Credit Union and the Responsible Investment Association (“RIA”) a[...]

iA Clarington Becomes a Sustaining Member of the Responsible Investment Association

TORONTO – February 6, 2018 – IA Clarington Investments Inc. (“iA Clarington”) and the Responsible In[...]

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B.C. Pension Leadership Forum 2018: Facing Challenges, Finding Solutions
Feb 21 – Feb 22 all-day

The B.C. Pension Forum presents a full-day of education, debate and discussion on the issues and challenges facing pension leadership, occupational pension funds and investment. Now in its 14th edition, the forum also presents opportunities to connect with pension and investment experts, to network with like-minded organizations and leaders, and to strengthen connections that advance our shared pension objectives.

The Growing Investor Demand for ESG Performance in the Energy Sector @ Edmund Taylor Room, Stock Exchange Tower
Mar 13 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
March 13th, 8:00am to 10:00am (MST)
Edmund Taylor Room
+15 level
Stock Exchange Tower, Calgary AB
300 5th Avenue SW

On March 13th, TMX Group will host a breakfast event and panel discussion in partnership with the Responsible Investment Association. This event will bring together institutional investors and energy companies to discuss reporting and issues related to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors. Investors will share insights about what ESG information they are seeking and how they’re using this information to make investment decisions. In response, energy companies will share their perspectives on how they are addressing these growing demands for ESG information, including a discussion of what challenges they face and what can be done. Audience members are encouraged to join the dialogue in the interactive Q&A session.


  • Aaron Bennett, Partner and Senior Research Analyst, Jarislowsky Fraser 
  • Jamie Bonham, Manager, Extractives Research & Engagement, NEI Investments 
  • Tony Marino, President & Chief Executive Officer, Vermillion Energy 
  • David Burdziuk, Manager, Investor Relations, Suncor Energy 
  • Kris Frederickson, Manager, Sustainability Disclosure & Stakeholder Engagement, Suncor Energy  
  • Moderator: Patti B. Dolan, Portfolio Manager and Chief Ethics Officer, SAGE Investment Advisors


A limited number of seats are available for RIA Members. If you are interested in attending, please contact Marie-Adélaïde Bullukian: [email protected]
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IA Clarington
Thomson Reuters

Addenda Capital

Associate Members

Libro Credit Union
First Calgary Financial
State Street Global Advisors
Mackie Research
Investors Group
Mackenzie Investments
HighView Financial Group
CI Investments
Russell Investments
TD Bank Group
Franklin Templeton
Leede Jones Gable Inc.
Jarislowsky Fraser
The CUMIS Group
The Co-operators
Connor, Clark & Lunn Private Capital
CIBC Wood Gundy
Vigeo Eiris
BMO Global Asset Management
Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc.
Fiera Capital
Encasa Financial
Bullion Management Group Inc.
Global Alpha Capital Management
Vancity Credit Union
Servus Credit Union
Groupe Investissement Responsable
Guardian Ethical Management
ClearBridge Investments
La Caisse d’économie solidaire Desjardins
Assiniboine Credit Union
Amundi Asset Management
Alterna Savings
Kindred Credit Union
Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management

Supporting Members

RE Royalties
Purpose Capital
Evolve Funds
Etho Capital
Starboard Wealth Planners
The Smallwood Harvey Financial Group
Cash Management Group
The Wooding Group
Blue Heron Advisory Group