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CUWCS11: Joanne Westwood Talking the Walk

Gene BlishenComment

I choose Joanne Westwood because I knew she would bring a unique perspective to the Symposium and talk about something not talked about much in the credit union world: Sustainability. Her presentation was entitled Talking the Walk: Sustainability Reporting.

Joanne is the manager of accountability reporting at Vancity in Vancouver, Canada.

With a personal goal of improving the quality and quantity of sustainability reports in the credit union sector, Joanne leapt at the opportunity to speak at the CUWCS. She strived to spark interest in sustainability reporting by demonstrating the business value of reporting to credit unions, providing some tips on getting started and some great resources and ending with a call to action.