Oikocredit Canada Newsletter
May 2022

Oikocredit News and Updates

 

Reflecting and pushing forward for impact: blog by Mirjam 't Lam

As our cooperative recently published its annual results for 2021 our Managing Director Mirjam ‘t Lam shares her thoughts about some of the key highlights and challenges of the year and provides insight into the new strategy for 2022-2026.

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Oikocredit invites members to Annual General Meeting in June

Every year in June, Oikocredit holds its Annual General Meeting (AGM). This year it will be held as a hybrid meeting in Amersfoort, the Netherlands, on 9 June 2022.

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A cooperative caring for local communities: Simone and Jonas' story

Oikocredit’s team in Brazil is passionate about investing in cooperatives that have strong ties to local communities. To help explain why, we’re introducing you to Cresol Tenente Portela and some of their clients.

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What's Happening in North America?

 

RiA Virtual Conference: June 6-10, 2022

The 2022 RIA Virtual Conference will deliver leading edge insights over a period of five days from June 6-10. RiA will also host a Primer Day session on June 3rd to provide an introduction to RI and ESG. Learn more and register for the conference. 

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Webinar: Gender equality can pave the way for a sustainable future

Watch the webinar recording by the(ICA GEC) on 31 March. Themed “Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow”, the webinar featured contributions from international development experts as well as representatives from the GEC’s regions.

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Climate change damage could cost Canada up to $5.5-trillion by the end of the century: New ISF report

When it comes to climate change, Canada is warming twice as fast as the global average. This swift acceleration risks a severe economic toll, resulting from the physical damages that global warming can unleash.

Read the new report  recently released  by the Institute for Sustainable Finance (ISF) reveals the full extent of the fiscal challenges that Canada will face due to the physical risks of climate change such as loss of biodiversity, rising sea-levels, and infrastructure damage caused by wildfires and floods.

 

Have you read the Annual Report?

Oikocredit published Annual Report 2021. In this report you can learn about the financial results for 2021 and reports on a successful year of rebuilding and rebalancing after the disruption of the Covid-19 pandemic.

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