Albertans possess an entrepreneurial spirit and a commitment to persevere through good times, as well as, difficult ones. Alberta businesses compete for opportunities around the world, and are recognized for bringing innovative solutions to challenges in every industry.
Being Alberta-based, AIMCo is uniquely well-positioned to recognize opportunities within our province. As at December 31, 2015, more than 9% of AIMCo’s assets under management were invested in Alberta companies and assets. We apply the same stringent investment rigour to investments in Alberta, as we do with any opportunity. We are invested in Alberta, not because we live here, but because those investments earn our clients superior, long-term returns.
Youth Empowerment & Support Services
In December 2014, AIMCo selected Edmonton’s Youth Empowerment & Support Services (YESS) as the important community cause that it would dedicate its fundraising efforts toward in 2015. Through a variety of employee-led initiatives, AIMCo employees contributed over $25,000 in monetary contributions, and have donated a large variety of essential items.
YESS is a non-profit organization dedicated to shaping the future of Edmonton by supporting youth between the age of 16 to 18. From providing a safe place to stay to offering ongoing support programs and individual guidance through a non-judgmental, relationship-based approach, YESS helps youth heal from traumatic experiences and rebuild their lives.
“YESS is relentlessly dedicated to empowering youth from difficult realities. AIMCo’s support of YESS supports our ability to provide youth in crisis with the day-to-day necessities they need, so instead of focusing on survival, they are able to focus on rebuilding their lives and working towards goals. We recognize the level of commitment AIM Co has in supporting innovative and empowering initiatives as an essential investment in providing life skills and critical supports that will enable our youth to build bright futures. Our warmest thanks to the AIMCo team!”
Donor Relations & Philanthropy, YESS