Kindred Credit Union has been accepted into membership in the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) for their commitment to affecting positive change. Through its membership, Kindred will be connected to organizations from around the world who are similarly committed to conducting business – and banking – in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. There are over 43 financial institutions that are a part of the GAVB who together serve 41 million customers.
When looking for a location that would inspire innovation and encourage high school students to see themselves as future leaders, the Canadian Student Leadership Conference saw Waterloo as an ideal choice.
Tomorrow, September 21, marks the International Day of Peace and World Alzheimer’s Day. Although not typically connected, both peace and Alzheimer’s disease deeply touch the lives of many Canadians. In fact, many of us are grappling with the complexities of both!
Peace has been an important value in the lives of Aden and Joanne Bauman and their sons Barry, who passed away in 2016, and Michael. Lifelong members of the Elmira Mennonite Church, Aden and Joanne were fixtures in the community at their Arthur street jewelry store. “Peace is a Mennonite thing,” observed Joanne.
EPOCH, the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement’s newest Epp Peace Incubator member, overcame daunting odds to compete for $1 million at the 2017 Hult Prize Global Finals held at the United Nations in
From a student design project to solving global issues, the Landmine Boys are changing their name to Demine Robotics. As Richard Yim and co-founder Christian Lee expand their social venture, they continue to work to achieve their mission to create a future without landmines.
The Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement is inviting applications for our Fall Incubator Fellow. This is a brand new paid role for an individual keen to bring together the worlds of peace and social innovation. By supporting the CPA's Epp Peace Incubator program, this individual will be immersed in the CPA's vibrant professional network.
This is a 3-month contract, of approximately 7.5 hours/week, beginning on September 25, 2017 and ending December 15, 2017.
Have you seen the 2016-2017 University of Waterloo Report on Giving? Those who have read it likely noticed the large 2-page spread on The Ripple Effect Education (TREE), a program of the Kindred Credit Union Centre for Peace Advancement (CPA) and Conrad Grebel University College.
Why is TREE so exciting, and their work so important for UWaterloo to highlight? Read the full article, or watch the video on TREE, here!