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BlogIcon#ClimateActionCA: Share your climate saving initiatives with Canadian Business for Social Responsibility
Environmental
​Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) will be speaking at the Climate Summit of The Americas in Toronto this month and want to highlight what business - especially credit unions - are do ...
Tuesday, July 07, 2015 2:37:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconCredit unions mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day
Economic; Social; General
​Today, Credit Union Central of Canada joined credit unions to mark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day.  This year is the 10th anniversary of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, marked each year on Jun ...
Monday, June 15, 2015 3:37:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconNational Strategy for Financial Literacy calls for action: Credit unions recognized as supporters of strategy
Economic; Social
​On June 9, the Honourable Kevin Sorenson, Minister of State for Finance and Canada’s Financial Literacy Leader, Jane Rooney, launched the National Strategy for Financial Literacy: Count me in, Can ...
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 2:25:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconMark World Elder Abuse Awareness Day - June 15
Economic; Social
​World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is marked each year on June 15th as an official United Nations International Day acknowledging the significance of elder abuse as a public health and human r ...
Wednesday, June 03, 2015 11:58:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconWebinar and resources help credit union staff recognize and prevent financial abuse of older adults
Economic; Social
​On May 11, more than 230 credit union representatives joined Credit Union Central of Canada (CUCC) to learn about two initiatives that can help employees identify and prevent financial abuse of ol ...
Thursday, May 14, 2015 12:48:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconWebinar to showcase how credit unions can help prevent financial abuse of older adults
Economic; Social
​Financial abuse of older adults is the most common type of elder abuse in Canada. With the necessary knowledge and skills, credit union employees can play a key role in detecting and preventing fina ...
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 4:43:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconBudget 2015 recognizes credit unions and includes measures relating to the social responsibility sector
Economic; General
​Earlier this week, the federal budget was tabled in the House of Commons. The budget recognized the importance of credit unions to the economy and to the financial sector. In fact, it singled out the ...
Thursday, April 23, 2015 2:21:00 PMNo presence informationdominique biron-bordeleau
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BlogIconParticipate and promote the National Aboriginal Financial Literacy Survey
Economic; Social
​The Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada (AFOA) is reaching out to gather responses from Aboriginal people in Canada on the National Aboriginal Financial Literacy Survey by April 17 ...
Thursday, April 09, 2015 9:21:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconResearch compares 8 Canadian social finance investment funds
Economic; Environmental; Social
​Social Finance Investment Funds, or SFIFs, are a mechanism to activate capital to address pressing social and environmental challenges, while at the same time, generating a financial return for the ...
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 3:19:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconResponsible Investment Association 2015 Conference
Economic; Environmental; Social; Governance
​The Responsible Investing Association will hold their 2015 Conference in Banff from May 31 to June 2.  The conference is an opportunity to join with leaders in responsible investing to ...
Monday, March 30, 2015 12:10:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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