The Desjardins Group , Canadian Member of the European Association of Co-operative Banks (EACB), has been awarded the prize for Co-operative of the Year, which rewards a co‐operative or mutual for their contribution to the co‐operative and mutualist movement in Canada and/or internationally.
The Desjardins Group has been chosen thanks to its commitment to establishing the International Summit of Co-operatives. This biennial event, designed by the Desjardins Group and organized in collaboration with the International Co-operative Alliance, took place in Quebec City in 2012 and 2014 and is the world’s leading event for business development in the co-operative and mutual community.
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