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We’re Canada’s top corporate citizen again this year

June 6, 2017

Vancity has been named Canada’s top corporate citizen for the second year in row on the 16th annual list of Canada’s Best 50 Corporate Citizens released by Corporate Knights, a Toronto-based media, research and financial products company focused on clean capitalism.

“We’re honoured to be named Canada’s top corporate citizen for the second year in a row,” says Vancity’s president and CEO Tamara Vrooman. “We're very proud of our values-based business model and our commitment to building healthy communities. This award is a great recognition of the work our 2,600 employees do each day to bring this model to life for our members.”

The Best 50 Corporate Citizens were chosen based on their performance 12 sustainability metrics, including carbon productivity, per cent of taxes paid, gender leadership diversity, health and safety performance and pension fund quality.

“Vancity is a strong advocate for clean capitalism, values-based banking practices and diversity. Your credit union serves as a role model for financial institutions worldwide,” says Toby Heaps, CEO of Corporate Knights.

We’re proud to share this national recognition with our employees and members, who believe in our values-based banking model and who make what we do possible.

Learn more about Corporate Knights’ Best 50 Corporate Citizens, including details about its methodology.


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