HARRISBURG, Pa. (7/14/09)--A report to the Pennsylvania Credit Union Association (PCUA) outlines how the state's credit unions can practice and implement "green" programs and initiatives to benefit members. PCUA's "Be Green" task force chairs Joe Wambach and Bret Davis submitted a report and recommendations to PCUA President/CEO Jim McCormack (Life is a Highway
July 13). The task force explored these areas:
* Cap-and-Trade and additional federal regulations; * Pros and cons of green construction and building renovations; * Future Commonwealth of Pennsylvania offerings and incentives through the Department of Environmental Protection; * Significance of Generation Y preference for green initiatives, marketing and lending opportunities; and * Establishment of a comprehensive list of "Be Green" best practices applicable to any size credit union and its individual members.