​Be active in our community.

We encourage you to contribute to the economic, environmental, and social development of our region.

Be active in our community.

We can help you make financial decisions that also give back to the community.

Together we can do more

Make money while making a difference in the community.

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Understand social responsibility

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Research ways to get involved

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Take action

Understand social responsibility

What is social responsibility?

Social responsibility represents our duty as people to act in a way that benefits society. Everyone must pay careful attention to their impact on society and the environment and behave in a transparent, ethical manner to support long-term success. Some of the ways you can be socially responsible is to reduce your carbon footprint, volunteer in the community, and give to charities. 

Research ways to get involved

What matters to you?

Are you passionate about making energy clean and affordable? Improving climate change? Influencing gender equality? Investigating industry trends, potential risks, and media content is a good place to start. Below are ideas to start thinking about socially responsibility in your workplace or personal life.

  • Promote environmental sustainability by reducing your carbon footprint
  • Find ways to promote energy efficiency
  • Integrate diversity/opportunity policies in the workplace 
  • Implement community programs 
  • Ensure there is diversity and independence in your company's Board of Directors 

Social responsible investing

One way you can get involved is by putting your money towards things that matter — like social responsible investing.

What is social responsible investing (SRI)? It is a way to align your values with investments by making money while making a difference in the community. SRI can be used by companies to prove their involvement in the community and the values that influence their operations. For example, we are not connected to tobacco, weapons, or gambling, but engage in environmental sustainability, diversity and inclusion.

Learn our values >

Our investing partners at NEI follow the ESG model when determining which organizations to invest in. ESG stands for environmental, social and governmental. How is the organization treating the enviroment? How is the social culture of the organization? What are the ethics of the organizations governance? These are great questions to consider when reseaching organizations to invest time or money into. 

Learn more about the ESG strategy difference >

Take action

Why it's worth it 

You can support the cause you are passionate about through more than just volunteering! Attending events, donating, and making connections are others ways you can support a cause. By actively supporting a cause, you are giving back to the community, improving employment prospects, meeting new people, and making connections. Supporting a cause not only positively influences you, but everyone around you.

Take action today >

Learn the positive impacts of social responsible investing:

Tools & Resources

Social Responsible Investing Reads

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QTrade® Investor 

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Responsible Investing 101

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Community

Through community support, we help a wide range of initiatives that enhance our lifestyle and make our community a better place for us all.

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Create a non-profit

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Our Impact

Since 2008, we’ve contributed more than $2 million to support the community. We’re always looking for ways to build more than profits.

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Community

Proud to be the Shuswap's financial institution, we strive to make our communities better each and every day.

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Create a non-profit

Thinking of creating a non-profit? Learn more about the steps involved with becoming a registered non-profit and maintaining your status. 

LEARN MORE

Our Impact

Since 2008, we’ve contributed more than $2 million to support the community. We’re always looking for ways to build more than profits.

LEARN MORE