RI Courses


Investment professionals are increasingly recognizing that RI is an essential part of good investment practice resulting in better, smarter investment decisions. It is crucial to understand how environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors affect shareholder and stakeholder value. To meet this growing demand, the RIA offers 5 courses that cover both foundational and advanced knowledge of RI with recognized certifications.

Certifications for qualified professionals working in the responsible investment (RI) industry: 

  • Responsible Investment Specialist (RIS)
  • Responsible Investment Advisor Certification (RIAC)
  • Responsible Investment Professional Certification (RIPC)

Certifications can be obtained through Canadian RI Fundamentals and PRI RI Essentials.