Financial return meets positive impact.

Find out how your values and investment decisions can align with responsible investing options. 

Responsible Investing

Being a credit union member means you already live your values. You take comfort knowing your actions have an impact on your community in meaningful ways. Responsible investing is another way to make a difference, giving you the opportunity to generate competitive returns while at the same time supporting positive environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives.  

Earn with Confidence

Responsible investments unite financial benefits with positive social and environmental outcomes. Transparency around ESG performance allows shareholders to see more than a company's current financial metrics and includes  a company's environmental record, socially-responsible practices, and corporate governance.  

In Canada, the responsible investment sector is rapidly growing and accounts for more than half of total Canadian assets under management.

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Investing with NEI

First Credit Union has parntered with Qtrade Asset Management and Qtrade Advisor to work closely with NEI Investments, who for 30 years have supported companies that combine strong financial performance with rigorous environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices. NEI manages the largest and most comprehensive family of responsible investing mutual funds in Canada.

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Want to learn more about Responsible Investing?

Enjoy the virtual seminar we hosted with Qtrade Asset Management and Qtrade Advisor, First Credit Union and NEI representatives.

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How First helps

Helping you make money with investments that you can feel good about.

Mutual funds are offered through Qtrade Asset Management (a tradename of Credential Asset Management Inc). Mutual funds and other securities are offered through Qtrade Advisor, a division of Credential Qtrade Securities Inc.NEI Investments is a registered trademark of Northwest & Ethical Investments L.P. Northwest & Ethical Investments Inc., is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aviso Wealth Inc. (“Aviso”). Aviso is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Aviso Wealth Limited Partnership (“Aviso Wealth LP”), which in turn is owned 50% by Desjardins Financial Holdings Inc. (“Desjardins”) and 50% by a limited partnership owned by the five Provincial Credit Union Centrals (the “Centrals”) and the CUMIS Group Limited. Qtrade Asset Management, Qtrade Advisor and Northwest & Ethical Investments L.P. are all wholly owned subsidiaries of Aviso Wealth Inc.