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Composting at the office for a 40% waste reduction

Composting at the office for a 40% waste reduction

40 per cent of your office’s waste could be saved from the landfill and redirected to an environmentally responsible composting program. How much of your office organics is your office currently throwing away? Chances are, a lot more than you even realize. Fortunately, there’s a local organization that can help companies fast-forward to a well-planned […]

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ACU’s Indigenous Leadership Circle and the Mikinak-Keya Spirit Tour

ACU’s Indigenous Leadership Circle and the Mikinak-Keya Spirit Tour

Assiniboine Credit Union is committed to engaging in reconciliation. With this in mind, ACU employees who self-identify as Indigenous to Turtle Island (Indigenous name for North America) created ACU’s Indigenous Leadership Circle (ILC) with the goal of supporting our ongoing journey of reconciliation. Part of the ILC’s focus is to plan reconciliation events and initiatives for […]

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International Credit Union Day and Coop week

Why is a Co-op or Credit Union important? Why celebrate?

Throughout the year I’m occasionally asked why co-operatives are important or more specifically, why is a credit union important? Why celebrate Co-op Week or International Credit Union Day (ICU)? I’m probably asked this because I’ve been a member and an employee of Assiniboine Credit Union (ACU) for little over 18 years, which is nearly 25% of […]

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ACU Grants help marginalized members of our community, create positive solutions

Congratulations to ACU’s Sustainable Organization Grant recipients

In the face of continuing demand on non-profit organizations, Assiniboine Credit Union introduced some changes to our community grants program this year. We considered that the best way we could use our grants budget to help marginalized members of our community, create positive solutions to environmental concerns, and develop co-ops and social enterprises was to […]

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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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Doing our part to ensure that Assiniboine Credit Union members have healthy eco-systems to live in is an important way for us to serve our members and contribute to our communities

Earth Day

Today, over 1 billion people around the world will participate in Earth Day, strengthening environmental and climate literacy as well as making commitments that enhance the sustainability of our planet. Check out the Earth Day and Earth Day Canada websites to learn more about this year’s themes and actions you can take to make a […]

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