Co-op Week 2021 - Embracing the Future with Cooperation
On October 22, 2021, We hosted an informal roundtable discussion (online) with members of leading cooperatives on the Co-op Week theme “Embracing the Future with Cooperation.”
Welcome and Introduction:
Karl Braun, Chair, Oikocredit Canada
Julie Scott, Director/Vice-Chair, Oikocredit Canada
Julie Scott who is vice chair to the Oikocredit Canada board. Julie worked for 20 years in sustainable investing as well as environmental, social and governance (ESG) research.
Ben Janzen is Director, Values Integration, at Kindred Credit Union. His work focuses on products and services that inspire peaceful, just, and prosperous communities and includes obtaining B Corp certification, and joining the Global Alliance for Banking on Values.François Dionne, Directeur Programme International, SOCODEVI
François Dionne is the International Programme Director at SOCODEVI. His expertise is in finance and international development. He manages SOCODEVI projects to support cooperatives in fostering inclusive and sustainable socio-economic development in 16 countries.