Responsible Investment Association Australasia
Rodger was the driving force in the Responsible Investment Association incorporating New Zealand and continues to serve as a board member. The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) is the peak industry body for professionals working in responsible investment in Australia and New Zealand. Almost every financial adviser, fund manager and consultant working in responsible investment is a member of RIAA, together with many other professionals who work towards similar goals.
In addition to helping professionals in the industry, RIAA also helps individuals and organizations learn more about how they can make investment choices that take environmental, social, ethical or governance issues into account as well as financial objectives. RIAA was formed in 1999 as the Ethical Investment Association (EIA). The EIA pioneered programmes such as the annual Benchmark Report, the specialist course for Financial Advisers and the world’s first Certification Program for products and services in the area of responsible investment.