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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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Announcing ACU Sustainable Organization Grants

Announcing ACU Sustainable Organization Grants

Anyone who has managed a non-profit knows that the work can be very satisfying, but also frustrating. Does this sound familiar? Your computer is old, runs slowly, and keeps crashing. Your office furniture is even older and your chair gives you a backache. Employees are enthusiastic but inexperienced and there is no training budget to […]

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Tec Voc High School approached ACU to partner up and create a Student Run Branch. The concept of establishing a student-run branch reflected our mission and values in providing financial access and education to our youth & community.

Student Run Branch – Stingers Credit Union at Tec Voc High School

Early spring, Tec Voc High School approached ACU to partner up and create a Student Run Branch. The concept of establishing a student-run branch reflected our mission and values in providing financial access and education to our youth & community. After 9 months, Stingers opened its doors on December 2, 2014.   Stingers Credit Union […]

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Manitoba has lost more than 100,000 hectares of our original wetlands

Protecting Wetlands Builds Environmental and Economic Resilience in Manitoba

Even though we still face a few more months with snow on the ground, it won’t be long before we’re asking flood forecasters for their take on the “the flood situation”. We should also be asking, “What else can be done to reduce and adapt to flood and climate change risks?” Taking Action on Flooding […]

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