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A new purpose economy: federal financial cooperative, Coast Capital, on its journey to becoming a social purpose organization

A history of purpose.  Credit unions around the world share a history of supporting employees, members, and communities—and, in doing so, they can create positive social change. They also see firsthand the opportunities and growing challenges facing their communities every day.  That’s why at Coast Capital—a federal financial cooperative headquartered in Surrey, B.C.—we believe that […]

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RBC’s ESG Report Shows Progress Towards Sustainable and Inclusive Future

CBSR member RBC has announced the release of their 2020 ESG Performance, Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and Green Bond Reports. See the link below to read more about the positive progress RBC is making towards a sustainable and socially inclusive future. Read full report: https://www.rbc.com/community-social-impact/reporting-performance/index.html

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Insights and Opportunities in New Summary Report on Circular Plastics

The Circular Economy Leadership Coalition in partnership with our constellation partner Globe Series led a Circular Economy Solution Series and they just released a new report summarizing the Solutions Pathways Workshop for Circular Plastics in Canada. The report is packed full of great insights to tackle plastic packaging issues and seizing opportunities. Read the full […]

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Scotiabank’s New ESG Report Lays Out Plans to Invest in Positive Impact

Scotiabank has released their new ESG report, which focuses on four major pillars: Environmental Action Economic Resilience Inclusive Society Leadership & Governance The bank plans to develop, implement and invest in initiatives across these four major pillars to maximize their positive impact on the world. Learn more about Scotiabank’s ESG plan: https://www.scotiabank.com/ca/en/about/responsibility-impact/esg-strategy.html

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Earth Day for Event Professionals – April 22nd 2021

This Earth Day, April 22, 2021 join fellow events professionals to celebrate our planet and learn about some of Canada’s most sustainable event destinations. The Sustainable Events Forum’s second annual Earth Day for Event People is co-hosted by our very own Executive Director (ED), Leor Rotchild and we hope to see you there. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/earth-day-for-event-people-a-celebration-of-earth-events-tickets-1399479…

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New CBSR Member The Co-Operators Featured at GLOBE Capital 2021

In the lead up to GLOBE Capital 2021, a new blog series was launched called Meet the GLOBE Capital Community, where a sample of conference delegates are introduced to inspire strategic connections between diverse sectors. CBSR was very pleased to see our newest corporate member The Co-Operators was featured. This Canadian insurance and financial services cooperative serves a diversity […]

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Bell Planning for Carbon Neutral Operations by 2025

Bell has announced a plan to be carbon neutral across its operations in 2025. The commitment was made in the company’s 2020 Annual Report to shareholders, along with an interim 2021 target to reduce the ratio of operational greenhouse gas emissions in their network usage by 40% from 2019 levels. In addition, Bell’s 2020 report outlines […]

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Nutrien Release Six Commitments to Transform the Future of Agriculture

Ten billion people will share our planet by 2050 and feeding this growing population sustainably is one of the world’s greatest opportunities and challenges. That is why it is exciting to see Nutrien’s 2030 commitments and ESG strategy designed to empower farmers to grow high-quality food while supporting a healthy planet. The company’s sustainability plan called Feeding the […]

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Loblaw Joins CBSR on its Journey to Lead Change Where it Matters Most to Canadians

“We view our CBSR membership as a natural part of our efforts to be a transparent sustainability leader in Canada” ~ Tonya Lagrasta, Senior Director, Corporate Social Responsibility at Loblaw Companies Limited                             Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) is Canada’s largest food and pharmacy […]

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