Kindred Credit Union Among “Best for the World”

B Lab honours Kindred in three categories

Kitchener, ON – Kindred Credit Union has been honoured among the Best for the World. Recognized on B Lab’s 2018 Best for the World Overall list, Kindred is in excellent company with businesses from 92 different industries and 30 countries around the world.* Kindred was also included on the 2018 Best for Customers and the 2018 Best for Workers lists.

Brent Zorgdrager, Kindred’s chief executive officer noted that, “We’re honoured and humbled to be included once again on three Best for the World lists. We’re dedicated to our purpose, to inspire peaceful, just, and prosperous communities, and it’s affirming to gain recognition from a respected international organization as we seek to live more fully into our aspirational purpose.”

The Best for the World lists, which recognize businesses that create extraordinary positive impact, are based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the non-profit B Lab. The Best For the World lists include B Corps that earned scores in the top 10 percent across all categories on the B Impact Assessment. All honourees are published on

“People are hungry for organizations like Kindred Credit Union, that are changing the system by building businesses that seek to create the greatest positive impact,” says Jay Coen Gilbert, co-founder of B Lab.

Kindred became a Certified B Corp in 2017. Today there are more than 2,400 Certified B Corporations across more than 150 industries and 50 countries, unified by one common goal: to redefine success in business.

* Every year, B Lab highlights the Certified B Corporations with B Impact Assessment scores in the top 10 per cent of the entire global community. B Lab has changed its annual awards schedule from September to June.

About B Lab
B Lab is a non-profit organization that serves a global movement of people using business as a force for good.  Its vision is that one day all companies will compete not only to be the best in the world but the best for the world, and society will enjoy prosperity for all for the long term.  For more information, visit

About Kindred Credit Union
Kindred Credit Union is a member-owned financial cooperative based in Kitchener, Ontario. Kindred’s values-centred approach is woven into everything we do and makes us the one-of-a-kind choice for people across Ontario who want to connect their values and faith with their finances. Through Kindred’s eight full-service branches and our award-winning online banking platform, we offer our members a complete range of banking, borrowing, and investing products and services. For more information please visit

For more information, please contact:
Frank Chisholm
Director, Brand and Marketing
Kindred Credit Union
519.746.1010, Ext. 5211

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