|DENVER – November 10, 2021 – CoBank has been named an honoree of The Civic 50 Colorado by CSR Solutions of Colorado and Points of Light, the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service. The award recognizes CoBank as one of the most community-minded companies in Colorado, determined by an independently administered and scored survey. The Civic 50 Colorado initiative, modeled after Points of Light’s national program, provides a standard for superior corporate citizenship and showcases how companies are using their time, talents, skills and resources to drive social impact in their company and communities.
The Civic 50 Colorado honorees were officially recognized during the Virtual Honoree Announcement on November 9, 2021. View the recording at csrsolutionsco.org.
“As a mission-based cooperative lender and member of the Farm Credit System, CoBank is committed to serving as a good corporate citizen. We live this everyday through community engagement initiatives that support everything from food access to economic development in the places where our customers and associates live and work and in rural communities across the country. We are grateful for the support of our customer-owners and our board whose own commitment to community provides a solid foundation for our efforts,” said Sherry Johnson, director of corporate social responsibility for CoBank.
The Civic 50 Colorado survey is administered by True Impact, a company specializing in helping organizations maximize and measure their social and business value and consists of quantitative and multiple-choice questions that inform scoring process.
For more information about The Civic 50 Colorado and this year’s honorees, visit: https://www.csrsolutionsco.org/aboutthecivic50colorado.html
CoBank is a $155 billion cooperative bank serving vital industries across rural America. The bank provides loans, leases, export financing and other financial services to agribusinesses and rural power, water and communications providers in all 50 states. The bank also provides wholesale loans and other financial services to affiliated Farm Credit associations serving more than 75,000 farmers, ranchers and other rural borrowers in 23 states around the country.
CoBank is a member of the Farm Credit System, a nationwide network of banks and retail lending associations chartered to support the borrowing needs of U.S. agriculture, rural infrastructure and rural communities. Headquartered outside Denver, Colorado, CoBank serves customers from regional banking centers across the U.S. and also maintains an international representative office in Singapore.
About CSR Solutions of Colorado
At CSR Solutions of Colorado, we believe that workplaces can DO BETTER BY DOING GOOD. We offer a robust suite of cost-effective products and services, making it easy for workplaces large and small to build and grow their community strategies through volunteer engagement, philanthropic impact and community reputation. Let us help you create your company’s corporate social responsibility strategy and road map. For more information, visit www.csrsolutionsco.org.
About Points of Light
Points of Light – the world’s largest organization dedicated to volunteer service – mobilizes millions of people to take action that is changing the world. Through affiliates in 250 cities across 37 countries and in partnership with thousands of nonprofits and corporations, Points of Light engages 5 million volunteers in 20 million hours of service each year. We bring the power of people to bear where it’s needed most. For more information, go to www.pointsoflight.org.