The PRI Academy is the global leader in online responsible investment training. Our courses efficiently train investment and related professionals on how ESG issues impact company performance, shareholder value and investment decision making.
Welcome to the PRI Academy
As a part of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the PRI Academy leverages the PRI’s unique expertise, industry connections and independent global perspective to create practical and applied courses based on the latest thinking in responsible investment.
Since inception in 2014 the Academy has trained over 12,000 investment professionals across more 80 countries.
What do we offer?
The PRI Academy courses feature content from leading international experts, practical case studies, financial modelling, and have been designed to help maximise the practical application of key ESG concepts in a convenient timeframe.
The courses are delivered in a flexible and engaging online format to fit around the schedules of busy professionals. With models, frameworks and inspiring calls to action, the courses materials can be easily assimilated into learners’ investment practices.
Courses can also be customised to include introductions, mission statements and company-specific content or case-studies to integrate seamlessly with an organisation’s existing training programmes or responsible investment strategy.
Our missionThe PRI Academy’s mission is to be the leading provider of high-quality and innovative responsible investment training worldwide, helping fulfil the PRI’s Blueprint aim of convening and educating responsible investors.
Global training partners
The PRI Academy partners with regional organisations to enhance and promote the growth of the global responsible investment industry, reaching mature as well as emerging markets. We currently distribute training courses through the Responsible Investment Association (RIA) and the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).
At ABN AMRO, sustainable investment is the default for new clients. We offer a continuous education programme for our investment advisors and more than 1500 of my colleagues have completed training with PRI Academy, ensuring they have an extensive understanding of ESG issues and helping ABN AMRO to meet its sustainable investment targets.
The programme has been really well received by our employees, providing a strong foundation to consider ESG issues in investment decision making and practical case studies to apply the learning. Rolling out the programme has been very straightforward - the PRI team are professional, responsive, client focussed and great to work with.
PRI Academy is a long-term partner, providing training on RI and the investment process. Their courses use real-life case studies to illustrate the materiality of ESG issues, helping our employees further in their understanding of the market and our clients' needs. Academy courses are part of our onboarding and internal training programs for all employees, and they are highly appreciated and well used.