Co-op Week 2021 - Embracing the Future with Cooperation

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Co-op Week 2021 - Embracing the Future with Cooperation

October 22, 2021 at 7:20 PM - by Oikocredit Canada - 0 comments

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.”

Our Speakers 

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. 


Maximiliano Sainz is Director, Expertise and Development at Desjardins International Development. He’s an expert in international cooperation and education and has worked with agricultural and university cooperatives in Mexico, Chile and Colombia

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.
The last two years has been challenging for all communities, including the cooperative community. Co-op Week is the time to reflect and share insights on how cooperatives can innovate and collaborate for a sustainable and equitable future. 
In case you missed the webinar or would like to revisit the conversation then visit our Youtube Channel.


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