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  1. Impact News Roundup

    November 18, 2022 - by Amber Vroman - 0 comments

    Welcome the new monthly North America Impact News Roundup, where Oikocredit Canada and Oikocredit US track the progress and challenges in building the impact investing industry. We are dedicated to keeping our stakeholders informed and that starts here.

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  2. Personal Success Can Help Raise Up an Entire Community

    November 15, 2022 - by Oikocredit Canada - 0 comments

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    Ellen Pekilis is an independent board director with expertise in governance, risk management, and strategic planning. She was formerly General Counsel with CSA Group, a major not-for-profit with 22 subsidiaries in 14 countries. She was accountable for global enterprise risk management, compliance and privacy in addition to legal services. Ellen has global experience with mergers, acquisitions, and post-acquisition integrations. Her board experience includes CADTH; Endeavour Consulting; and the College of Optometrists. In addition to her independent board director roles, Ellen offers consulting services for board governance and strategic planning. She also writes and podcasts about governance, legal issues, and women in leadership.

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  3. The Most Rewarding Part About Being a Director is Working with Other Passionate Professionals

    October 11, 2022 - by Oikocredit Canada - 0 comments

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    Oikocredit Canada Support Association (OCSA) is led by a volunteer board of directors that has responsibility for carrying out Oikocredit's grassroots education and outreach initiatives. The directors come from diverse fields and bring immense experience to the board.

    Though we know them professionally through their work, and today, we dig deep and ask them some informal questions to get to know them better and learn more about their likes, passions and other areas of interest. Know your Director will be an ongoing blog series. 

    Carla Pellegrini is director of OCSA and has over ten years of experience in community development, social finance, and operations management. She is currently the Executive Director at Food Stash Foundation's, a Vancouver-based charity working to improve food security while reducing the environmental impact of food waste.

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  4. Impact News Roundup

    October 7, 2022 - by Amber Vroman - 0 comments

    Welcome the new monthly North America Impact News Roundup, where Oikocredit Canada and Oikocredit US track the progress and challenges in building the impact investing industry. We are dedicated to keeping our stakeholders informed and that starts here.

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  5. It is Important to Maintain a Balance in Life

    September 13, 2022 - by Oikocredit Canada - 0 comments

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    Oikocredit Canada Support Association (OCSA) is led by a volunteer board of directors that has responsibility for carrying out Oikocredit's grassroots education and outreach initiatives. The directors come from diverse fields and bring immense experience to the board.

    Though we know them professionally through their work, today, we dig deep and ask them some informal questions to get to know them better and learn more about their likes, passions and other areas of interest. Know your Director will be an ongoing blog series. 

    Jack Bolland has worked at the intersection of humanitarianism and sustainable development. Jack works at the City of Toronto on urban planning, design and new growth.

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