In one of the final sessions at the Abacus Convention in Darwin there were 4 presentations by 3 credit unions and a building society of their efforts to engage with their community.
Two of the credit unions cited their objective of creating sustainable communities and describing their credit union as a social enterprise, a profit-making business for a social purpose.
Savings & Loans have a wide range of community programs and partnerships.
mecu have a commitment to the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative and spoke about their work on housing affordability.
Bonus link: The Australian Credit Union Archives