Banking

Banking

 

 

Baseline Standards

  • Operates with transparency, excellent service, and maintains high standards of business ethics with customers
  • Does not invest in business sectors that are excluded from Green Business Network membership (e.g., coal, oil)
  • Has public statement on website regarding environmental/social justice standards
  • Does not engage in predatory lending

Preferences

  • Community development banks and community development credit unions, those designated by the federal government as Community Development Financial Institutions, have the strongest certification in terms of serving communities – especially those in low-to-moderate income areas
  • Member of US Social Investment Forum
  • Demonstrated history of doing business with diverse customer base
  • Sensitivity to subprime lending issue

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