October 31 9h30 – 12h45
As you visit the Alphonse-Desjardins house and the permanent exhibit, you will discover the history of a couple who, through their commitment, transformed the life of millions of Canadians. Transport yourself to the last century and do meet a couple for whom the
Cooperation has changed his life and that of their fellow citizens. Through an historical reconstitution of 1906 , JCI members will imbue of when Alphonse and Dorimène Desjardins lived. They will continue their time travel in the exhibition standing where they will learn the hard living conditions of French Canadians at the turn of the twentieth century and understand how the today’s cooperation model took shape.
Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada and the sixth largest in the world , with assets 255.1 billion. It is among the Best Employers in Canada according prize list established by Aon Hewitt. To meet the diverse needs of its members and clients, both individuals as companies , its full range products and services offered by its extensive network of service points, its virtual platforms and its subsidiaries present throughout Canada . Considered the strongest bank in North America by the Bloomberg financial news agency , Desjardins shows capital ratios and credit ratings among best in the industry .
We are proud that Desjardins has obtained, on 19 February, the level of the LEED NC Gold certification for the building of 150, rue des Commanders at Desjardins Cité cooperation in Lévis. This building is the largest in Quebec to receive LEED® certification at this level in the building Class A office.
In over 132 countries, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) is a rating system recognized as the mark of excellence for sustainable buildings.
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