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BlogIconThe Guardian lists 10 tips for CSR managers who want their 2015 budget approved
Economic; Environmental; Governance; Social
Although credit unions are keen to demonstrate concern for community, it can still be difficult to make a case for CUSR.  As we look ahead to 2015, where will CUSR be on the list of your organizatio ...
Friday, September 12, 2014 12:14:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIcon2014 Toronto International Microfinance Summit
Economic; Environmental; General; Social
Thank you to the Toronto International Microfinance Summit & Alterna Savings for providing this blog post.     ​2014 TORONTO INTERNATIONAL MICROFINANCE SUMMIT Microfinance for Social JusticeHo ...
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 1:52:00 PMNo presence informationdominique biron-bordeleau
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BlogIconLBG Canada to hold Annual Meeting in Calgary, September 23 and 24
For credit unions interested in the LBG method of measuring community investment, LBG Canada participants and other interested organizations will gather in Calgary September 23 and 24th to discuss eme ...
Thursday, September 04, 2014 10:20:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIcon5 ways to get ready for Financial Literacy Month 2014
Economic; Social
​As school returns, how is your credit union helping to build members’ knowledge and skills so they can manage their financial affairs? For the past three years, in November, Credit Unio ...
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 3:16:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconMy Credit Union Matters!
Economic; Environmental; Social; General; Governance
​ Canadian credit unions are launching a new campaign today to help credit unions continue to lend to local small businesses and families, while at the same time continuing to support communitie ...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:40:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconShare your credit union's responsible and impact investing activity with the RIA
Economic; Social; Environmental
​The Responsible Investing Association (RIA), (previously known as SIO), is in the process of conducting research for it’s biennial Canadian Responsible Investment Trends Report and a biennial globa ...
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 4:29:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconCredit unions provide alternatives to payday lenders
Economic; Social
​Credit unions are challenging the payday loan industry’s claims that payday lenders provide a needed service at a reasonable cost. According to a June 2014 report released by Momentum, a ...
Thursday, July 31, 2014 3:00:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconVancity Credit Union discusses income inequality at the Vatican
General
It's not every day that the Pope pays particular attention to Canadian credit unions. Recently, Tamara Vrooman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Vancity Credit Union was invit ...
Wednesday, July 30, 2014 4:04:00 PMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconEnterprise Magazine features credit union financial literacy
Economic; Social
​Thanks to Enterprise Magazine for sharing information about creidt union's financial literacy efforts and highlighting the System Brief - Financial Literacy: What's Best and What's Next?​ Take a ...
Friday, July 25, 2014 11:33:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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BlogIconClimate Change: Implications for Investors and Financial Institutions.
Environmental; Economic; Social; Governance
Just this week, the National Hockey League warned that the future of hockey will be impacted by climate change​.  While the NHL's sustainability report has received a fair amount of attention, another ...
Wednesday, July 23, 2014 10:44:00 AMNo presence informationKate Martin
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