The caisse understands the challenges and issues facing its members. With their support, it can provide its fellow citizens with valuable help regarding initiatives aimed at common betterment and the advancement of society.
Your caisse supports local and regional initiatives in various areas.
The Community Development Fund serves to redistribute a portion of the cooperative's surplus earnings to the community. Following a proposal by the board of directors, during the annual general meeting, members decide what portion of the surplus earnings will be paid into the community fund. Through their caisse, members can support causes that are important to them.
Members who sit on the board of directors manage the community fund. Every year, they report on the fund at the annual general meeting.
In October 2016, your caisse conducted a consultation to make sure our commitment to the community was in line with the new Desjardins Group Standard for the Community Development Fund.
The Standard aims to:
We held an online consultation on AccèsD during Cooperation Week which—like the 2016 survey results—confirmed that our commitments are in line with member concerns.
Desjardins Group created a $100 million development fund to support regional socio-economic development. The goal of the fund is to support growth-generating, value-added community initiatives.
The Caisse awards a sum to an organization in La Mitis selected by a member when meeting with their advisor. Certain conditions apply.
The information provided here is for demonstration purposes only, and is not a substitute for professional advice.
Before making investment decisions, you are advised to speak with your caisse advisor or your account manager at a Desjardins Business centre.
The information contained in this section should in no way be considered as advice or a recommendation by Desjardins Securities Inc. or Disnat.