Certification for RI Advisors and Professionals
The Responsible Investment Association (RIA) provides third-party certification for qualified professionals working in Canada’s responsible investment industry. We offer two designations: Responsible Investment Advisor Certification (RIAC) and Responsible Investment Professional Certification (RIPC). Both of our designations are listed in the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) directory of designations here.
How to become a Certified Responsible Investment Advisor or Professional:
- Pass the RI Essential course offered by the PRI Academy.
- Be an active RIA Member.
- Must agree with the Statement of Purpose of the RIA, and be in good standing with any regulatory bodies you are part of.
- After certification, you are required to complete annual updates to ensure your expertise is current.