TORONTO – April 9, 2018 – The Responsible Investment Association (“RIA”) is pleased to announce that Thomson Reuters has become a Sustaining Member of the RIA.
“We’re excited to welcome Thomson Reuters as a Sustaining Member,” said Dustyn Lanz, CEO of the RIA. “We applaud and greatly appreciate their increased commitment to responsible investing. We look forward to working with Thomson Reuters to advance the integration of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) factors into Canadians’ investment decisions.”
The RIA is Canada’s industry association dedicated to advancing responsible investment. RIA Sustaining Members play a critical role in advancing responsible investment in Canada, providing leadership via the board of directors and a stable funding base to support the operations of the RIA.
“Responsible investing has entered the mainstream of financial services, with corporations now incentivized to make sustainability a priority component of their operating philosophy,’ said Patsy Doerr, Global Head, Corporate Responsibility and Inclusion, Thomson Reuters. “We are pleased to become a member of the RIA as it reaffirms Thomson Reuters commitment to promoting sustainable investing and to deliver solutions that facilitate it. We look forward to collaborating with the RIA both in Canada and globally.”
About Responsible Investment Association
The Responsible Investment Association (RIA) is Canada’s membership association for Responsible Investment (RI). Members include mutual fund companies, financial institutions, asset management firms, advisors, consultants, investment research firms, asset owners, individual investors and others interested in RI. Our members believe that the integration of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into the selection and management of investments can provide superior risk adjusted returns and positive societal impact. To learn more about the RIA, please visit riacanada.ca.
About Thomson Reuters
Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of news and information for professional markets. Our customers rely on us to deliver the intelligence, technology and expertise they need to find trusted answers. The business has operated in more than 100 countries for more than 100 years. Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges. For more information, visit www.thomsonreuters.com.
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