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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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Taking responsibility

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EVENTS

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Ontario Climate Change Lab: Solutions for Ontario’s Climate Challenge @ Evergreen Brickworks
Jul 6 @ 8:30 am – 5:30 pm
The Clean Economy Alliance has contributed to the shaping of Ontario’s cap-and-trade program with our carbon pricing principles. And based on last week’s meeting, we are refining our cap-and-trade design recommendations, which will be circulated soon for your feedback. When complete, the recommendations will be submitted to the Province as a practical path forward.  
 
Now it’s time for us to help inform the rest of Ontario’s climate change strategy.
 
As an Alliance, we have voiced our support for complementary actions to reduce emissions in sectors across Ontario’s economy, including energy efficiency, renewable energy, climate friendly land-use planning, fairness for workers and low-income communities, and low-carbon transportation. It’s time for us to discuss and recommend specific actions that could be implemented and make these available to the Province and the public to inform the development of Ontario’s Climate Change Strategy.
 
We will be joined by the Hon. Glen Murray, Ontario Minister of the Environment and Climate Change and the Hon. John Godfrey, Special Advisor for Climate Change and Chair of the Ontario government’s Climate Action Group, as well as many other inspiring and knowledgeable speakers.
 
The all-day strategy lab will bring together businesses, industry associations, labour unions, agricultural groups, health charities, environmental organizations, First Nations, academics, and government officials to discuss and provide input into Ontario’s Climate Change Strategy.
 
Participants will unite around a common vision for Ontario to tackle climate change in a way that leads to improved personal and public health, new jobs, and new markets and opportunities for Ontario-based businesses in the global clean economy.

 

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