Financial Partner Magazine

  • 2022 Spring

    In our last Financial Partner, we introduced Farm Credit East’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) strategy. As a customer-owned cooperative, ESG is an increasing priority for Farm Credit East, and the governance pillar is one often overlooked when discussing ESG, however it is the one most customer focused. Governance defines how corporate decisions are made and how rights and responsibilities are distributed to interested parties, including the board of directors, management and shareholders.

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  • Fall 2021

    ESG, or Environmental, Social, Governance, is an area of increasing focus for investors, policymakers and other stakeholders. Whether it’s serving customers and the industries in which they operate or contributing to the communities where Farm Credit East customers and staff live, Farm Credit East’s role as steward is one it takes seriously. In this issue’s cover story, learn more about Farm Credit East’s ESG story, including a few programs and initiatives the cooperative has supported in recent years to ensure the vitality of the Farm Credit East team, customers and the communities where our team lives and works. 

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  • Summer 2020

    Northeast agricultural producers are no strangers to challenge. But as the coronavirus pandemic swept the nation — just as the busy growing season was kicking off — producers had to quickly adapt and adjust their operations for disruptions never before experienced. This issue's cover story interviews a dozen business owners about how they creatively adapted their businesses to continue to serve their communities through the pandemic. Also in this issue, meet Farm Credit East's 32 scholarship recipients in pursuit of agriculturally related careers. 

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  • Spring 2020

    Mike Reynolds has spent his entire 30-year career rising through the ranks at Farm Credit East, but originally had a different destination in mind. It has been a winding road leading from his childhood days growing up on a Central New York dairy farm to becoming CEO on January 1, 2020. Despite some unexpected turns along the route, Mike's experiences on the journey have helped prepare him as he takes over as CEO of Farm Credit East, ready to lead the organization down a road of continued success.

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