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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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BlogIconMennonite Savings and Credit Union and Okiocredit collaborate for launch of Global Impact GIC
Economic; Social; Environmental
Increasingly, credit union members are choosing to grow their personal wealth by making investements that have positive social and/or environmental impacts, in addition to a financial return. But, un ...
Monday, February 02, 2015 12:56:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconAccess to 2014 Canadian Financial Capability Survey
Economic; Social
​Is your credit union looking for insights to direct your financial literacy offerings? Over the past few years, the federal government has focused on enhancing Canadians’ financial ...
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 11:15:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconResponsible Investing Association releases 2015 Canadian Responsible Investing Trends report
Economic; Environmental; Governance; Social
​Today, the Responsible Investment Association (RIA) released the 2015 Canadian Responsible Investment Trends Report, highlighting a rapid growth in responsible investment (RI) in Canada. Several c ...
Thursday, January 22, 2015 4:10:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconJan. 29: MaRS Webinar on partnerships between non-profits and businesses
Economic; Environmental; General; Social
​Is your credit union looking to work more closely with non-profits, but want to better understand them first? Or, does your credit union know of non-profit organizations that are seeking advice on ho ...
Tuesday, January 20, 2015 4:01:00 PMNo presence informationdominique biron-bordeleau
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BlogIconNew resource: Recruiting CSR-Competent Leaders
Economic; Environmental; Social; Governance
​In a world that increasingly looks to business to address pressing social and environmental issues, credit ​unions and co-operatives are responding by adopting CSR mandates and embedding CSR into t ...
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 4:20:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconWebinar: Help members understand socially responsible investing
Economic; Environmental; Social
​Do you want to bring up socially responsible investing (SRI) with members but don't know where to start? Or, are members asking SRI questions that you don't feel comfortable answering? O ...
Monday, January 12, 2015 3:41:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconJanuary 30, 2015 is the entry deadline for National Credit Union Social Responsibility Award
Economic; Social; Environmental; Governance
​As the entry deadline of January 30, 2015 for national credit union awards approaches, does your credit union have a community reponsibility or sustainability program or initiative that is a core par ...
Thursday, January 08, 2015 11:38:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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