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Earlier this year, Farm Credit East was pleased to join with Yankee Farm Credit. In this issue’s cover story, meet some of the new faces from the Northern Region, including several agriculture and forestry operations in Vermont, as well as a few of our new teammates. Also in this issue, we feature this year’s 38 scholarship recipients aspiring to careers in agriculture, commercial fishing, forest products or related fields.
August 01, 2022
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.
March 23, 2022
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.
December 07, 2021
The last decade has been the warmest on record, with 2020 being the second warmest year ever reported. This has brought climate change and environmental protection to the forefront - and agriculture plays a critical role in mitigating greenhouse gas emissions. In this issue’s cover story, learn more about the environmentally preferable practices Northeast operations are implementing as they work toward reducing their carbon footprint and conserving natural resources. Also in this issue, meet this year's 33 scholarship recipients aspiring to careers in agriculture, forest products, commercial fishing and related fields.
July 01, 2021