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  1. The future of Canadian impact investing in developing countries

    January 17, 2020 - by Eugene Ellmen - 0 comments

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    Eugene Ellmen, former Oikocredit Director shares 6 recommendations emerging from a report conducted by CAFIID - Canada Forum for Impact Investment and Development, that "can help to develop a vibrant Canadian ecosystem for impact investment in developing countries"

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  2. Oikocredit is Embracing Change while staying true to its Mission

    August 26, 2019 - by Julie Scott - 0 comments

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    Canadian Board Member, Julie Scott shares her experience at the 2019 Oikocredit International Annual General Meeting (AGM)

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  3. Plastic Waste: A call to action

    June 4, 2019 - by Rachel Gonsalves - 0 comments

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    With an island of plastic twice the size of Texas sitting in the North Pacific Ocean, plastic waste management is undeniably a problem both scientists and citizens alike need to be paying attention to. Although ocean pollution seems to dominate the news coverage, plastic pollution in freshwater is just as damaging. To put it in local context, there was found to be over a trillion plastic microfibers in Lake Ontario and, in certain fish that were tested, over 100 plastic microfibers were found in their digestive systems. Alarmingly, recent studies conclude that there are even microplastics found in our drinking water.

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  4. Values-based banking movement [Interview]

    May 27, 2019 - by Michelle Peterson - 0 comments

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    We had a chance to talk with Paula Martin, Advisor to the CEO at Vancity, and a Senior Advisor to the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) about the recent GABV Summit Vancity hosted in Vancouver, Canada.

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  5. Kindred Credit Union offers a unique AGM experience

    April 22, 2019 - by Karl Braun - 0 comments


    Waterloo – Kindred Credit Union held their 55th Annual General Meeting on April 9th at Creekside Church in Waterloo

    Under the theme “Living our Purpose”, Credit Union members and guests learned about a strong year of earnings and growth, a new share offering, and welcomed their new CEO, Ian Thomas.  

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