Today Vancity is a thriving social purpose, mission driven business, with over $18 billion in assets fuelled by customers attracted to their community agenda.
In response to the growing need for companies to demonstrate the relationship between financial and non-financial information, integrated reporting (IR) is emerging as the solution. Enjoy the highlights from a 2-part webinar series hosted by Global Compact Network Canada.
The public is calling for changes in the financial system in response to the excesses and failures of recent years and increasingly urgent social and environmental challenges. People are hungry to hear about ideas that move us beyond the banking meltdown and economic crisis to a banking system that values positive impact, integrity, accountability and transparency.
Impact investing occurs any time there is a deliberate decision to achieve both a financial return and an ancillary social and/or environmental benefit from the investment opportunity.