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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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BlogIconCall for applications: Social impact bond to address homelessness
Economic; Social
​Last week, MaRS Centre for Impact Investing launched a call for applications​ to  develop a social impact bond (SIB) that will be designed to address homelessness in Canada.  The MaRS Social Impact ...
Friday, March 27, 2015 1:38:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconCNPEA features credit union course on blog
Economic; Social
​The Canadian Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse has shared the course Financial Abuse of Older Adults: Recognize, Review, Respond on their blog. This course was launched in November 2014 to ma ...
Monday, March 23, 2015 3:39:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconProsper Canada Webinar: Financial Counselling for People Living on Low Incomes
Economic; Social
Credit unions working to enhance access to financial services for those living on low incomes, will be interested in joining Prosper Canada for a discussion of a new report, Financial Counselling for ...
Monday, March 16, 2015 2:58:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconSocially responsible investing award nomintations open
Economic; Social; Environmental
​Is there someone or a team at your credit union that has been working to advance socially responsible investing or impact investing? Help to recognize this work by nominating them for Wealth Pro ...
Thursday, March 12, 2015 11:37:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconStay informed about preventing financial abuse of older adults
​Financial abuse of older adults is the most reported type of abuse of older adults in Canada. The credit union system has been working with community partners and the Financial Consumer Agency of Ca ...
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 3:56:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconGreat resource: Canadian Financial Literacy Database
Economic; Social
Looking to help your members gain the knowledge and skills to confidently manage their financial affairs? The Canadian Financial Literacy Database, which was developed by the Financial Consumer Agenc ...
Friday, March 06, 2015 12:02:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconNew success story: Assiniboine Credit Union helps skilled immigrants obtain credentials
Economic; Social
Assiniboine Credit Union is using finance to help skilled immigrants pursue certification, upgrading or training to obtain the credentials they need to put their skills to work in Canada.  Through a ...
Monday, February 23, 2015 10:47:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconMembers of Parliament to study social finance
Economic; Environmental; Social
Federal members of Parliament who sit on the House of Commons Standing Committee on Human Resources Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities, have begun a study of soc ...
Wednesday, February 18, 2015 4:34:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconEnterprise Magazing highlights credit union social finance
Economic; Environmental; Governance; Social
​This month, Enterprise Magazine featured an article on social finance. "Beyond Ethical Investing," highlights Canadian Central's research on social finance, which found that credit unions h ...
Friday, February 06, 2015 2:21:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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