Many people like their coffee black, but some Mexican coffee growers are working to make it green.
In 2012, Bruce Foulke, the president/CEO of the $1.1 billion American Heritage Federal Credit Union of Philadelphia, ranks among the CU doers, or is, as the World Council of Credit Unions puts it, “a special breed” when it comes to overseas charity work.
The World Council of Credit Unions has issued a call for Distinguished Service Award nominations. Award recipients will be recognized at the World Credit Union Conference, July 15–18 in Gdansk, Poland.
Under proposed Basel III guidelines, credit unions must treat shares members can redeem without restriction as liabilities on their balance sheets.
Paul Hazen has been named executive director of the U.S. Overseas Cooperative Development Council, moving over from the National Cooperative Business Association.
Increasing regulatory concerns and advocacy needs have led to the creation of a new credit union trade association in Colombia, leaders there said.
With the World Council of Credit Unions' assistance, the group will soon be distributing the prosthetics through Afghanistan's Islamic Investment and Finance Cooperatives.
Distinguished Service Award recipients will be recognized at the World Credit Union Conference, July 15–18 in Gdańsk, Poland.
In paying tribute to those leaders and pioneers who are gone, please note this listing is not exhaustive. We respectfully regret any oversights.
After 23 years, Fred Johnson, president and CEO of the Credit Union Executives Society will retire effective Dec. 31, 2012.