Change- makers.

2021 Annual Report

Together, we’re a financial force for change.

These stories inspired us in 2021.

2021 Highlights

People.

Since our founding, Vancity has been committed to the principle of inclusion.

560,261
members
1.5%
of employees identify as Indigenous
3,150
units of affordable housing constructed or renovated with financing from Vancity

Planet.

We must work towards a climate transition that puts people at its centre and leaves no one behind.

Net zero by 2040
We are committed to achieving net zero across our lending portfolio by 2040
43 companies on 33 issues
Vancity Investment Management’s shareholder engagement

Profit.

As we grow, our influence on financial inclusion, environmental sustainability and the economic resilience of our communities continues to grow too.

$156.1 million
operating earnings
$10.7 billion
of our $33.2 billion in assets and assets under administration are invested in the triple bottom line
135
small businesses and not-for-profits received Vancity COVID-19 recovery grants

Governance.

The Board of Directors sets and guides the overall direction of the credit union to ensure its success.

67%
of Board Directors identify as women, transgender, and/or non-binary
40% by 2025
We want a senior management team where at least 40% identify as Indigenous, Black, persons of colour, 2SLGBTQAI+, and/or living with disabilities
Leadership Messages

Since our founding 75 years ago, Vancity has worked to increase financial opportunity, remove economic barriers, and address systemic challenges affecting our members.

Read full Message from the Chair
Anita Braha, Chair, Vancity Board of Directors
Anita Braha
Christine Bergeron

We launched our climate commitments, pledging to bring our financed emissions to net zero by 2040, offer only responsible investment options, and support our members and communities through the transition to a clean and fair economy.

Read full Message from the CEO
Christine Bergeron, President and CEO
We’re a credit union committed to a clean and fair world.

Vision and Business Model

Our new vision:
a transformed economy that protects the earth and guarantees equity for all.
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