MADISON, Wis.— A project has been launched to design interoperable, open-loop, low-cost, real-time payment platforms for a network of credit unions across Asia by the Worldwide Foundation for Credit Unions, the social impact affiliate of the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU).
CU News From Around the Planet
EDINBURGH, Scotland—Scotland’s government has announced it will extend and provide additional funding to a program that seeks to turn young people into savers at credit unions.
VANCOUVER, B.C.–Vancity Credit Union has released a report that examines what kind of job residents of British Columbia are doing in reducing solid waste and diverting materials to recycling and compost facilities.
KIEV, Ukraine–Brian Branch, CEO of the World Council of Credit Unions (WOCCU), met with officials here to discuss the status of the Credit for Agriculture Producers (CAP) Project, a four-year initiative by USAID that runs through 2020 and which is being implemented by WOCCU with oversight and technical assistance from Volunteers for Economic Growth Alliance (VEGA).
KILKENNY, Ireland–Two credit unions are set to merge here creating one of the largest community lenders in the country
MADISON, Wis. —The World Council of Credit Unions is said the Sunday night keynote speaker at the 2019 World Credit Union Conference will be Connie Dieken who will present on how to influence change.
DUBLIN, Ireland–A high-rate “moneylender,” as the companies are known in the United Kingdom, is set to expand into Ireland.
ST. CATHERINE’S, Ontario–Meridian Credit Union here said it is on target to meet the April launch of a new digital bank, saying regulators have signed off on the new offering.
LONDON—Almost three quarters (72.6%) of Internet users will access the web solely via their smartphones by 2025, equivalent to nearly 3.7 billion people, according to a new study.
VANCOUVER, B.C.–The largest banks in British Columbia have been growing at a smaller pace than their smaller, community-based credit union counterparts, according to new data.