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RI Certification

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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PRI Academy

The Responsible Investment Association has launched the PRI Academy in Canada. It is increasingly important to understand how environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors affect shareholder and stakeholder value. As a result, demand for professional ESG training is increasing. The PRI Academy meets this demand.

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Knowledge Hub

We are pleased to launch the Responsible Investment Knowledge Hub to provide education and raise awareness of environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues that affect investment decisions. Our RI Basics page introduces readers to key concepts, issues, and trends in the field of responsible investment.

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News & Views

RIA CEO Deb Abbey on Why the Glass Ceiling Needs More Cracks – Women in Business Magazine

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August 7, 2017 By: Dustyn Lanz In his latest column for Investment Executive, RIA COO Dustyn Lanz [...]

TD Bank Group Joins the Responsible Investment Association

July 27, 2017 – TD Bank Group (TD) and the Responsible Investment Association (RIA) have announced t[...]

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EVENTS

Sep
25
Mon
PRI in Person
Sep 25 – Sep 27 all-day

PRI in Person is the leading global conference in the responsible investment calendar, providing a platform for PRI signatories and other investment professionals to learn, network and collaborate in person over several days. The annual event allows attendees to discuss topical issues and share experiences from their own organisation and region with peers from around the world. Over 900 delegates are expected to come together in Berlin.

We recommend that you book your accommodation early as preferential rates are limited.

We are pleased to announce that once again the PRI Academic Network Conference will be a part of PRI in Person. The Call for Papers is now closed. Please click here for information and to register.

We would like to thank our Diamond Partner for PRI in Person 2017, Deutsche Asset Management.

Sep
29
Fri
Soul of the Next Economy Forum @ Ambrose University
Sep 29 @ 12:30 pm – Sep 30 @ 5:00 pm
 
Soul of the Next Economy Forum. September 29 & 30, 2017. Ambrose University is proud to host the Soul of the Next Economy Forum, where the non-profit sector, government, business and educational institutions converge. Fueled through innovation, collaboration and corporate social responsibility, we come together to learn about local & global social and development issues; connect with peers, industry experts and other sectors addressing these issues; and engage in sustainable business oriented solutions to these issues. Highlights include an Executive Roundtable with Calgary business leaders, frontiers of corporate responsibility with Wayne Visser, challenging heropreneurship with Daniela Papi-Thornton and the Lion’s Den challenge where you can showcase a social issue that you have a vision for. Learn more at nexteconomyforum.com and register here!
Oct
23
Mon
Responsible Investment Week
Oct 23 – Oct 27 all-day

Canada’s 4th annual RI Week: October 23-27, 2017

Event schedule coming soon! 

Canada’s fourth annual Responsible Investment Week will take place from October 23-27, 2017. Responsible Investment Week is a week dedicated to education and awareness about responsible investment (RI). The Responsible Investment Association (RIA) is coordinating a week of events across Canada to promote learning about environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) issues that affect investments.

RI Week events will explore opportunities to invest in a more sustainable future, and provide attendees with opportunities to network with industry leaders, hear from ESG experts and catch up on the latest issues, trends and developments in the field.

Become an RI Week Partner

Do you, your employer, or any of your affiliate organizations wish to support responsible investing? Great! We invite you to host an event to promote learning about ESG issues and responsible investment. These events may focus on responsible investment trends and approaches more broadly or any environmental, social or governance issue. They may be geared to explicit constituents groups or more broadly/publicly oriented.

If you are interested in hosting an RI Week event or would like more information, please contact RIA Director of Programs Julie Ambachtsheer: [email protected] 

Learn More About Becoming an RI Week Partner

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NEI
OceanRock
CIBC

RBC GAM
Sustainalytics
Addenda Capital

Associate Members

Mackenzie Investments
HSBC
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.
ISS
Fiera Capital
Encasa Financial
Bullion Management Group Inc.
SHARE
Global Alpha Capital Management
Genus
Oikocredit
Vancity Credit Union
Servus Credit Union
MSCI
Groupe Investissement Responsable
Guardian Ethical Management
Desjardins
ClearBridge Investments
La Caisse d’économie solidaire Desjardins
Bloomberg
Assiniboine Credit Union
Amundi Asset Management
Alterna Savings
Kindred Credit Union
Phillips, Hager & North Investment Management
IA Clarington Investments

Supporting Members

Evolve Funds
SAGE Connected Investing
Etho Capital
Changequity
Starboard Wealth Planners
The Smallwood Harvey Financial Group
Cash Management Group
The Wooding Group
Blue Heron Advisory Group
CoPower