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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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EVENTS

Mar
4
Wed
RIA Conference Preview: Edmonton @ King Edward Room, 3rd Floor, 1800 Manulife Place
Mar 4 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Learn about the Responsible Investment Association (RIA) and our annual conference, which will be held in Banff from May 31st to June 2nd, 2015. Hear industry leaders discuss the conference and share industry insights. The event will also be a great opportunity to network with other RI industry professionals.

 Who should attend?

  • Investment professionals
  • Financial industry employees who want to learn more about responsible investment
  • Organizations and university students with a focus on responsible business
Mar
5
Thu
RIA Conference Preview: Calgary @ Barcelona Tavern
Mar 5 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn about the Responsible Investment Association (RIA) and our annual conference, which will be held in Banff from May 31st to June 2nd, 2015. Hear industry leaders discuss the conference and share industry insights. The event will also be a great opportunity to network with other RI industry professionals.

 Who should attend?

  • Investment professionals
  • Financial industry employees who want to learn more about responsible investment
  • Organizations and university students with a focus on responsible business
Investing with Impact: Rotman Responsible Investing Panel
Mar 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

On Thursday, March 5th, the Rotman School of Management MBA program will host a discussion on new trends and growth areas in responsible investing.

Panelists will include:

1. Tania Carnegie, KPMG Impact Ventures
2. Alan Harman, Social Responsible Investing, Scotia McLeod
3. Shama Ahmed, Financial Education & Social Finance, TD
4. Jonah Brotman, Business Development, Hult Prize Foundation
5. Bob Mann, Operations, Sustainalytics

Moderated by: Leeat Weinstock, Grand Challenges Canada

The event will kick-off with an introduction by Yann Gindre, Director of Networks & Global Outreach at UN PRI. Join us for a glass of wine, an appetizer, and an evening of vibrant discussion and network with Canada’s responsible investment professionals and future leaders. 

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