Whenever I try and talk about mitigating climate change by reducing or slowing Canada’s production of oil from the Alberta tar sands, many of my business savvy friends look at me with a mixture of horror and scorn.
This was a unique experience for me—a tight, focused session with colleagues from around the world, including Canada, Denmark, Germany, Bangladesh, Italy, Uganda, France, the Netherlands and the UK.
At the Global Alliance for Banking on Values meeting I attended in June, I learned about and discussed many concepts.
In June, I was lucky to get to spend a week in Copenhagen at a meeting of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values.
Vancouver is a rainy place. People think Seattle's rainy, but after living in both places, believe me, Vancouver is way rainier. And so our summers are sacred.
I'm lucky to be able to connect with so many credit union people across North America and sometimes visit sister credit unions to see what they're doing. And lately something has struck me as a trend.