Category | Awards and Recognition

Standing on the shoulders of giants who do good

ACU and B Corp — We’re in good company!

Imagine thousands of businesses not only striving to be the best in the world — but the best for the world. Imagine they were all committed to the same values and outcomes, locally and globally, where every company was fully transparent about their operations and impact, and accountable for results. And imagine some of these […]

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Celebrating a carbon-neutral success this Earth Day

Celebrating a carbon-neutral success this Earth Day

Earth Day is always a time for celebration and action, with a notable achievement for Assiniboine Credit Union this year. But for ACU, here’s why environmental awareness is a year-round focus. From wide-reaching initiatives such as becoming carbon neutral, to smaller changes like upgrading lighting in older branches, ACU is always thinking green. In fact, […]

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SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AWARD recognizes the leadership, innovation and advancement that credit unions are demonstrating in their social and environmental performance.

ACU Receives National Awards for Social Responsibility and Leadership

At Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) we would like to thank our members, employees, and partners for helping us to do better for our community and our planet which led to us receiving the National Credit Union Social Responsibility Award for our Eco-Excellence Program. Since launching the Eco-Excellence Program in 2012, we’ve reduced greenhouse gas emissions […]

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Royalty in Winnipeg’s North End

Royalty Visits Assiniboine’s North End Branch

Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, visited Assiniboine Credit Union’s McGregor Branch during her visit to Winnipeg. Branch Manager Brent Differ shares his experience meeting royalty. Getting the News The morning of March 31 I received a phone call with information which, if I didn’t know any better ,would be a great set up for an […]

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Highlights of ACU's 2012 environmental performance

Assiniboine Receives Anne Lindsey’s Protecting our Earth Award

In recognition of our “leadership among financial institutions in environmental business practices and commitment to sustainability” the Manitoba Eco-Network recently awarded Assiniboine Credit Union the 2014 Anne Lindsey Protecting Our Earth Award (or “Earthie” award). Over the past four years Assiniboine’s environmental sustainability has become increasingly integrated across the credit union. Personally, supporting this effort has been highly […]

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Expanding opportunities for all populations

Assiniboine Recognized as an Inclusive Business

A case study released by Canadian Business for Social Responsibility (CBSR) in October recognized Assiniboine Credit Union as a transformational company that is an “Inclusive Business.” Inclusive Business is defined as “Expands opportunities for all populations as employees, suppliers, distributors and customers.” As a credit union committed to doing business in a way that delivers […]

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ACU Named One Of Manitoba's Top 25 Employers

Assiniboine Credit Union Named One of Manitoba’s Top Employers for 2014

Assiniboine Credit Union has been named one of Manitoba’s Top Employers for 2014! Al Morin, exiting President and CEO, is thrilled with the recognition Assiniboine has received as an exceptional place to work. This award makes me proud because we’ve worked so hard to accomplish what we have over the years. It has been an honour to […]

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Global Alliance for Banking on Values

Assiniboine Credit Union joins Global Alliance for Banking on Values

Assiniboine Credit Union has joined the prestigious Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV), a network of the world’s leading financial institutions operating on the triple bottom line of people, planet and profit.   Assiniboine is only the second Canadian financial institution invited to join the alliance, after Vancity, Canada’s largest credit  union. Members of […]

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