This new initiative is building reconciliation into Canada’s investment community

The Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative (RRII) is pushing asset managers to consider Indigenous rights while also working with Indigenous leaders on investment management.

Why It Matters

Getting Indigenous communities involved in investing is crucial to their economic self-empowerment, but including traditional values and ethics in modern investment practices can be tricky.

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