July 16, 2019 – Toronto – The Responsible Investment Association (RIA) is pleased to announce that Impact International Secured Investments (Impact ISI) has joined the RIA as an Associate Member.
“We are pleased to welcome Impact ISI as an Associate Member of the RIA,” said Dustyn Lanz, CEO of the Responsible Investment Association. “By joining the RIA, Impact ISI is helping to advance responsible investment in Canada. We look forward to working with them to support the incorporation of environmental, social and governance factors into Canadians’ investment decisions.”
The RIA is Canada’s industry association dedicated to advancing responsible investment, which refers to the incorporation of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the selection and management of investments. RIA membership has grown rapidly in recent years as investors increasingly seek investments that align with their values and manage exposure to ESG risks and opportunities. According to research published by the RIA $2.1 trillion are invested responsible in Canada, equal to more than 50% of professionally managed AUM in Canada.
“Our firm specializes in the full facilitation of green and socially responsible bonds, while recognizing the ongoing need for lower risk responsible investment projects,” said L.T. Oliver, Managing Director of Impact ISI. “We are looking forward to working with RIA members to advance our goals in Canada and Internationally.”
Impact International Secured Investments specializes in the full facilitation of green bond issues, as well as in secured green bonds, with a threshold from $50 Million up to $500 Million. Impact ISI has accumulated over $50 Billion in hard assets with additional vetted assets available when needed.
About Responsible Investment Association
The Responsible Investment Association (RIA) is a Canadian network of more than 300 institutional investors and investment professionals who practice and support responsible investing. The RIA’s institutional members collectively manage more than $12 trillion in assets. To learn more about the RIA, please visit www.riacanada.ca.
Nick Buccheri, Manager, Communications and Digital Media, RIA, (416) 461-6042 x 5