Environmentally Friendly Campaign Raises $10,450 for the National Credit Union Foundation
MADISON, Wis. – Nearly 2,100 credit unions signed up for CUNA Mutual Group’s Go Paperless campaign to help the environment and raise money for the National Credit Union Foundation. The successful initiative will save 750,000 pages of paper annually – the equivalent of 90 trees – and it generated a $10,450 contribution from CUNA Mutual Group to the NCUF.
The insurer agreed to donate $5 to the NCUF for every credit union that signed up for paperless policy delivery from May 1 to June 30. As a strong “green” advocate, CUNA Mutual Group launched the campaign to reduce waste, save money and take another step toward environmental sustainability.
“We surpassed our goal by getting 2,090 credit unions to sign up for paperless policy delivery, which was 90 more than our target,” said Jennifer Norr, director, customer operations. “Although the campaign is over, we encourage our remaining credit union customers to sign up. It’s better for our environment, our customers and our company.”
A CUNA Mutual Group policy package averages 264 pages. With 6,000 credit union policies in force, the total number of printed pages can exceed 1.5 million per year. The company began making policies available online in 2012.
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CUNA Mutual Group insurance, retirement and investment products provide financial security and protection to credit unions and their members worldwide. With more than 75 years of true market commitment, CUNA Mutual Group’s vision is unwavering: To be a trusted business partner who delivers service excellence through customer-focused products and market-driven insight. More information on the company is available on the company’s website at www.cunamutual.com.
CUNA Mutual Group is the marketing name for CUNA Mutual Holding Company, a mutual insurance holding company, its subsidiaries and affiliates. Life, accident, health and annuity insurance products are issued by CMFG Life Insurance Company. Property and casualty insurance products are issued by CUMIS Insurance Society, Inc. Each insurer is solely responsible for the financial obligations under the policies and contracts it issues. Corporate headquarters are located in Madison, Wisconsin.