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  1. Canada buoyed by virtual conference with international Oikocredit Support Associations

    April 15, 2021 - by Julie Scott - 0 comments

    Oikocredit winter meeting on March 12-13, 2021. Read the key take-aways. 

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  2. Current Trends in Faith-based Investment

    April 6, 2021 - by Ellen Pekilis - 0 comments

    As social impact investing enters the financial mainstream, the role of religious institutions as key drivers of the movement is evolving.  Kevin Thomas, CEO of the Shareholder Association for Research and Education (SHARE) provided insight and guidance at a recent seminar for the Oikocredit Canada Support Association (OCSA) regarding current trends in faith-based investment.

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  3. Canadian investors talk transition to a net zero carbon economy

    March 16, 2021 - by Julie Scott, Ellen Pekilis - 0 comments

    If a transition to a net-zero carbon economy was not top of mind for Canadian investors before the February power outage in Texas,  it appears to be now. Speakers at the Responsible Investment Association’s (RIA) February 25 ESG Symposium repeated a common theme: all investors and all portfolio companies have to get started leveraging investment dollars to reduce Canada’s carbon footprint; the cost of inaction is too high.

    Oikocredit Canada Board members Julie Scott and Ellen Pekilis discuss why the message of this Symposium matters to impact investors

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  4. International Women’s Day: Let us empower and celebrate the wins!

    March 6, 2021 - by Julie Scott - 0 comments

    On this International Women's Day, tune in for an exclusive interview with Yolirruth Nuñez, Senior Social Performance and Capacity Building Officer at Oikocredit Peru.

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  5. OCSA Embarks On A Year of Challenge and Opportunity

    February 16, 2021 - by Karl Braun - 0 comments

    Karl Braun, Chair of Oikocredit Canada, reflects on the challenges faced in 2020 and outlines the opportunities and strategy for 2021.

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