Desjardins Group supports the Red Cross in its relief efforts to help victims of the Nepal earthquake

LÉVIS,QC, April 28, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - Desjardins Group is joining forces with the Canadian Red Cross in its efforts to help victims of the Nepal earthquake by donating $50,000 to the Red Cross.

"We share the pain of the Nepalese community and support the efforts by the Red Cross to help victims of this terrible tragedy," stated Monique F. Leroux, Chair of the Board, President and CEO of Desjardins Group.

About Desjardins Group

Desjardins Group is the leading cooperative financial group in Canada and the fifth largest cooperative financial group in the world with assets of more than $229 billion. It has been rated one of the 50 Best Employers in Canada by Aon Hewitt. To meet the diverse needs of its members and clients, Desjardins offers a full range of products and services to individuals and businesses through its extensive distribution network, online platforms and subsidiaries across Canada. The group has one of the highest capital ratios and credit ratings in the industry. In 2014, Desjardins was named the fourth safest bank in North America by Global Finance magazine and the second strongest bank in the world by Bloomberg News.


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