Kindred Credit Union joins Global Alliance for Banking on Values

Kitchener, ON - Kindred Credit Union (Kindred) is pleased to announce that we have been accepted into membership in the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV), a network of banking leaders from around the world committed to advancing positive change in the banking sector. 

The GABV is an independent network of banks, banking cooperatives, and credit unions, using finance to deliver sustainable economic, social, and environmental development. Since being founded in 2009, the GABV has grown rapidly in membership and influence. 

“Becoming a member of the GABV is yet another example of our commitment to inspiring peaceful, just, and prosperous communities. Kindred was invited to join four other member financial institutions in Canada working to help individuals fulfil their potential and build stronger communities,” said Brent Zorgdrager, Kindred’s chief executive officer. 

The GABV comprises over 43 financial institutions and seven strategic partners across the globe. Kindred is excited to join in the global movement helping to ensure that banking is a healthy and productive system and to develop a positive, viable alternative to the current banking system. 


About the Global Alliance for Banking on Values

Founded in 2009, the GABV is a not-for-profit organisation representing an independent network of banks and banking cooperatives with a shared mission to use finance to deliver sustainable economic, social and environmental development. The Alliance comprises 28 financial institutions operating across countries in Asia, Africa, Australia, Latin America, North America and Europe; serving 20 million customers; holding up to USD 100 billion of combined assets under management; and powered by a network of 30,000 co-workers. 

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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