ACU is the only Manitoba financial institution to be a B CorpTM
We join 5,000 businesses worldwide that span 80 nations that are leading a global movement of using business as a force for good.
We are using business as a force for good.
We envision a global economy that is purpose-driven, which creates benefits for all stakeholders and not just shareholders.
As Certified B Corporations and leaders of this emerging economy, we believe:
- That we must be the change, we seek in the world.
- That all business ought to be conducted as if people and place matter.
- That, through their products, practices, and products, businesses should aspire to do no harm and benefit all.
- We act with the understanding that we are each dependent upon another and thus responsible for each other and future generations.
Learn more about ACU's full B Corp assessment in the Impact Report, including each area that factors into overall scoring - governance, workers, community, environment, and customer here.
What is a Certified B Corporation?
Certified B Corporations® are businesses that meet the highest standard of verified social and environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit and purpose. B Corps are accelerating a global culture of a shift to redefine success in business and build a more inclusive, sustainable economy.
Featured advice and stories
ACU Employee Spotlight: Getting to know Dennis Cunningham
Dennis Cunningham grew up in Halifax, and as a child in the Maritimes, his environmental beliefs were first developed. Today, halfway across the country as the Manager of Environmental Sustainability at ACU, this lifelong passion is put into action every day, helping reduce the credit union’s environmental footprint.
ACU and B Corp — We’re in good company!
ACU has been named a Best For The World B Corp in the categories of Governance and Customers, who are the member-owners of the credit union. This ranks ACU in the top 5% of all B Corps for our sustainable business practices in these categories!
Celebrate! “Best For The World™” achievement is force for good
The B Corp movement is underway and growing, with a purpose to radically transform the global economy for the benefit of all people, communities and the planet as a whole. Each year, B Lab celebrates the top-performing B Corps using business as a force for good.