Co-op Week

50th edition

Co-op Week

Your partner in financial wellness

The 50th edition of Co-op Week ran from October 11 to 17, 2020, with the theme "Your partner in financial wellness." As a financial cooperative, we want to help you develop the skills you need to become financially empowered.

What is Co-op Week?

Co-op Week is an annual event in Canada where cooperative and credit union members celebrate their values and the way they work together to improve the communities they serve.


Webinars to improve financial wellness

Learn to better manage your finances by attending our online lectures and workshops from the comfort of home.


Budgeting: Tips and tricks

Budgeting

This webinar will teach you some budgeting techniques that will help you reach your goals faster. By the end, you'll have the tools you need to create a budget and manage your spending.

Watch the playback  of the Budgeting: Tips and tricks webinar

Financial education without borders

Financial education

In Canada as in countries where Développement international Desjardins (DID) is active, financial education is a powerful driver of inclusion, empowerment and improved quality of life. Find out how Desjardins Group, DID and their partners in developing countries are using financial education to help individuals and communities.

Watch the playback  of the Financial education without borders webinar

Responsible investment: A driver for change

Responsible investment

As we transition to a low-carbon economy, investors no longer have to choose between planet, people and profits. With responsible investing, they can do well and do good.

Join us to learn how responsible investing can help you aim for growth in your portfolio and have a positive impact on communities and the environment.

Watch the playback  of the Responsible investment: A driver for change webinar

Desjardins Dialogues: Rebuilding for a better tomorrow

Financial education

Guy Cormier, President and CEO of Desjardins Group, will lead a discussion on rebuilding our economy and the importance of shared prosperity. With input from experts, business owners and influential Canadians, the conversation will also address the importance of financial health and small businesses in Canada. Join Guy during Co-op Week as Desjardins celebrates its 120th anniversary and learn more about how Canadians can work together to rebuild for a better tomorrow.

Guest panelists:

  • Jenn Harper, Founder, Cheekbone Beauty
  • Sarah Kaplan, Director, Institute for Gender and the Economy at Rotman (University of Toronto)
  • Jessica Moorhouse, Accredited Financial Counsellor Canada®, award-winning blogger, host of the Mo' Money Podcast and founder of the Millennial Money Meetup®
  • Justin Hugh, Co-Founder & CEO, Yupp

Watch the playback  of the Desjardins Dialogues: Rebuilding for a better tomorrow webinar

United against financial elder abuse

Financial education

Financial abuse of the elderly is an all-too-common problem. That's why supporting our senior members is a top priority for us.

Learn more about financial elder abuse

Virtual escape room with a historical twist

We created a one-of-a-kind virtual escape room to mark Co-op Week and Desjardins Group's 120th anniversary. Play solo or with friends or family to learn more about our history and our cooperative difference.

Get startedwith the virtual escape room