Community Leadership

Whether from the perspective of our membership, employees or the industry as a whole – credit unions should lead when it comes to values and sustainable practices.

Collaboration Amplifies Impact

Credit unions are natural collaborators – when we work together we can share best practice innovations and multiply our impact.

Credit Union Centered

We are focused on the credit union industry – the suppliers, thought leaders and stakeholders we need to influence.

News and Updates

Stay current with the latest news and sustainability resources from around the credit union industry.

Climate change is one of the most important—if not the most important—challenges of the twenty-first century. Transformational change is necessary to confront and adapt to the increasingly severe impacts of climate change. Credit unions are in unique position to aid in this transformation. 
Join us for the 5th Annual UIS Credit Union Summit on Monday 14 November 2022 - attend virtually or in person at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. Start or advance your credit union's sustainability journey and learn how to combat climate change and socio-economic disparity.
Mission Fed is being awarded for its long-standing commitment to sustainability – including the reduction of over 3 million pounds of carbon emissions since they first became a Bilancio partner. This is the equivalent of removing 650 gasoline-powered vehicles off the road, 600 homes electricity or 375 million smartphones charged for one year.
Wheelhouse Credit Union's Sustainability College Scholarship Program supports the next generation of environmental trail blazers.

The United in Sustainability Summit

The annual United in Sustainability (UIS) Summit was established in 2018. It serves as a platform for credit unions and industry thought leaders to share information, tools and resources related to sustainability, diversity and corporate social responsibility.

The 5th Annual UIS Credit Union Summit was held on Monday 14 November 2022 at the United Nations Headquarters in New York City. Learn how to start or advance your credit union’s sustainability journey and how to combat climate change and socio-economic disparity.

2021 UIS Summit

The 4th annual summit with topics including Impact Investing for Economic and Social Good, Updates from COP26, Bringing New Green Products and Services to Market and Beyond Diversity – the Impact of Business Resources Groups on Staff Development and Employee Retention, and more!

2020 UIS Summit

A credit union focused summit, with amazing content including Growing CU Impact Through Sustainable Investments, How DEI Contributes to Organizational Effectiveness, Greening your Facilities: Lessons from the United Nations and Best Practices: Accelerating Your Sustainability Journey!

The UIS Network Working Groups

The UIS Network created three working groups based on the feedback of our credit union partners.
These working groups aim to create specific, non-duplicative value for credit unions interested in sustainability.

Roadmap Tools

A collection of environmental, social or governance (ESG) resources, tools, templates and organizations.

Collective Impact Reporting

Common templates for measuring, aggregating and reporting sustainability measures across the industry.

Industry CHAMPIONS

Credit union leaders who are articulating and advocating for the industry to reclaim its sustainability leadership position.

United in Sustainability is committed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.

Join the movement!