Kindred Credit Union Honoured as Best for the World

Creating Positive Impact for Workers, Customers, Environment, and Community

Kitchener, ON – Kindred Credit Union (Kindred) was recently recognized for creating extraordinary positive impact based on an independent, comprehensive assessment administered by the non-profit B Lab.

Kindred was named as one of 176 companies to the 2017 Best for the World Overall list representing businesses from 75 different industries and 25 countries. The 2017 Best for the World Overall list includes businesses that earned scores in the top 10 percent of Certified B Corporations across all categories on the B Impact Assessment. The assessment measures a company's positive impact on its workers, community, customers, and the environment.

Kindred was also included on B Lab’s 2017 Best for Customers and the 2017 Best for Workers lists. The Best for the World lists are published on

Brent Zorgdrager, Kindred’s chief executive officer noted that, “We’re honoured and humbled to be included on the 2017 Best for the World lists. As we seek to inspire peaceful, just, and prosperous communities, it’s affirming for a respected third-party organization to recognize us for creating extraordinary positive impact for our world.”

Today there are more than 2,100 Certified B Corporations across more than 130 industries and 50 countries, unified by one common goal: to redefine success in business. Any company can measure and manage social and environmental performance at


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.

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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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