Sponsor Profile: Vancity does it green

Vancity

It’s our sponsors that truly make our film festival happen, and we’re excited to share with you how Vancity is involved with the Projecting Change Film Festival this year.

Banking makes the world go round. We couldn’t do without it if we tried. So why wouldn’t we want to pick a bank that keeps our world healthy? With over 479,500 members entrusting them with $16.1 billion of assets, Vancity is Canada’s largest credit union. All you have to do is take a peek at their website to know they aren’t your ordinary financial institution.
Not just about money, Vancity knows how important it is to invest in the environment and community. Their Good Money™ Starts Here motto outlines their vision to positively redefine wealth in the community. They’re making sustainable strides by investing in energy and the environment, particularly businesses that produce green products and services, and by investing in the importance of local, natural and organic food.

It doesn’t stop there…

Vancity is redefining the way people bank with their green services, which include enviro Visa, Clean Air Auto Loan, Bright Ideas Home Financing, and Home Energy Loan Program, amongst others. They are taking social responsibility seriously, which is why we are so happy to have them involved in PCFF.

On Wednesday, April 18th at 7:00pm Vancity will be sponsoring the screening of In Organic We Trust, a film that challenges the “organic” brand and teaches people how to truly make their food sustainable. A speaker panel comprised of Tara McDonald, Peter Ladner, Seann J Dory, and Preet Marwaha will discuss the film topic following the screening.

You won’t want to miss this eye-opening film that will make you think about what “organic” really means.

Big thanks to Vancity for their support of PCFF 2012!

PS.  If you’re a Vancity member, click here to get 2 for 1 tickets to a film of your choice at PCFF 2012!

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