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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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2015 BC Pension Forum @ Empire Landmark Hotel
Feb 27 @ 11:15 am – 8:00 pm

Sustainable investment, sustainable pensions

SHARE and the BC Federation of Labour will host the eleventh annual BC Pension Forum in Vancouver February 27, 2015. Join Canadian pension leaders to learn and exchange views about solutions to improving retirement security in today’s complex and dynamic public policy and capital market environment.

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2015 RIA Conference @ The Banff Centre
May 31 @ 5:00 pm – Jun 2 @ 7:00 pm

The 2015 RIA Conference will take place from May 31st to June 2nd at the Banff Centre in Banff, Alberta. Building on the huge success of the 2014 RIA Conference in Toronto, we are very excited to put together another fantastic conference to help you make connections and learn about the latest issues, trends, and developments in the field.  
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