Thursday, April 12, 2007

Corporate Social Responsibility: The Paths Taken by Two Ontario Credit Unions

Panel: Corporate Social Responsibility: The Paths Taken by Two Ontario Credit Unions

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Scott Windsor, Senior Manager, Corporate and Community Relations and Employee Communications, Meridian Credit Union
Kimberley Ney, Senior Vice President Marketing, Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility, Alterna Savings
Moderator: Denyse Guy, Executive Director, Ontario Co-operative Association

Wednesday, April 25, 2007, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education of the University of Toronto
Room 12-199, 12th floor, 252 Bloor Street West, Toronto.

Scott Windsor of Meridian Credit Union and Kimberley Ney of Alterna Savings and Credit Union discuss Corporate Responsibility from their credit union perspectives. Scott will discuss the challenges of implementing a new CSR program following his organization's corporate merger. He will focus on the development of Meridian's Good Neighbour Program and the formation and implementation of the credit union's CSR, sponsorship and donation programs. Kimberley will present Alterna Savings' initiatives in community economic development and its role in shaping financial literacy, corporate accountability and environmental sustainability programs. She will share Alterna's perspective on philanthropy, including some unique "twists." Denyse Guy, Executive Director of the Ontario Cooperative Association, will moderate the session.

Bring your lunch and mug. Water, coffee and tea will be provided. To RSVP, or for more information, contact Sherap Winn: (416) 923-6641, ext. 2087 or

The webcast will be broadcast live at the time of the event. Go to for instructions and to view the webcast

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