Unique for our collaborative, institutional foundation

Rhiza is co-owned by Community Futures Sunshine Coast, Sunshine Coast Credit Union and Powell River Community Investment Corporation.
Rhiza Capital is a financial intermediary acting in direct response to the challenge of financing the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
We build Positive Impact financial products, programs and partnerships that localize the SDGs and connect community to opportunity.
Canadians can now use their capital for a positive contribution to society, environment, and economy. The Positive Impact Initiative works with banks, investors, corporations and the public sector to foster a new set of private-sector, impact-based solutions to the SDGs.

Board of Directors

John Sutherland, Chair
John, CPA, CGA, is an experienced entrepreneur, mentor and corporate director who has funded, launched and managed companies scanning technology, mining, manufacturing and innovative environmental enterprises.
Shelley McDade
As CEO of Sunshine Coast Credit Union, Shelley is an avid supporter of leadership growth, local economic development and the co-operative business model.
Dawn Bezaire
As a CPA, Dawn is skilled in strategic planning, financial forecasting and sustainability. In her role as CFO of Sunshine Coast Credit Union, Dawn also has extensive experience with Boards in the financial service
Morgan Beall
Morgan is a values-driven leader with 20+ years of experience in community minded and impact investments, focused on sustainable ventures, and working with stakeholders to find the right solutions.

Partners