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September 24, 2014
New Resource customers will soon be able to take advantage of Apple Pay, the mobile wallet embedded in the new iPhone 6 series unveiled September 9. Apple Pay will give bank customers with eligible debit and credit cards the ability to conduct mobile point-of-sale and e-commerce transactions with their iPhone 6 at more than 200,000 stores and in select iPhone apps.
July 24, 2014
It's been a week of celebration at New Resource Bank for our commitment to the community. In addition to being on the B Corps 2014 Best for Communities list, we won the San Francisco Business Times award for Community Partnership in Sustainability. The Community Partnership in Sustainability award goes to one company that has shown a commitment to sustainability above and beyond the average. We were so honored we were chosen to win!
July 23, 2014
Back in March, we were proud to make the “B Corp Best for the World” list of companies that score in the top 10% of all B Corps. And now we have been honored again! We are so pleased to share that we are not just a “Best for the World” company but we have also made the “Best for the World in Community Impact" list!
July 21, 2014
The New Resource Bank Impact CD lets investors choose one of three key sustainability-related sectors to support with their deposits: solar and other alternative energy projects, organic products or nonprofit organizations. In the second quarter of 2014, solar and alternative energy lending remained the most popular choice, followed by lending to nonprofits and organic products companies.
June 25, 2014
Our second sustainability report, Banking for Good, chronicles progress toward our goals during 2013, with new impact metrics from the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) and expanded coverage of our community, environment and governance activities. It is available here and in print by request.
June 19, 2014
New Resource Bank is proud to announce that we have become a signatory of the CDP. Formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project, this international nonprofit provides the only global system for companies and cities to measure, disclose, manage and share vital environmental information. The CDP works with market forces to motivate companies to disclose their impacts on the environment and natural resources and take action to reduce them.
June 6, 2014
Next up in our occasional series of “meet your bankers” interviews: Jonathan O’Dell, a commercial relationship manager who joined the bank in 2011.
What he does: Jonathan helps clients assess their loan needs, assists both bank colleagues and the client throughout the loan process, and continues to work with the client after the loan closes.
April 25, 2014
When you work at a sustainable bank, what better annual event is there to celebrate than Earth Day?
We kicked off the event early by spending a day at Ocean Beach in San Francisco cleaning up trash. The beach looks clean at first glance, but we were all surprised by the amount of trash we found, especially small plastics. We had fun and even got our families involved.
April 21, 2014
When Alter Eco began vying for supermarket shelf space nine years ago, the company’s biggest asset was a passionate pitch. Its four European co-founders—Tristan Lecomte, Mathieu Senard, Edouard Rollet and Ilse Keijzer—had all traveled extensively while working for nonprofits, and they befriended small farmers in places including Thailand, Cambodia and Senegal, where they tried unusual foods like purple rice.
April 4, 2014
The trade association Western Independent Bankers (WIB) honored New Resource in March as one of its Innovative Community Banks of the Year.
New Resource won in the Product Innovation category for our Impact CD, which WIB called “an innovative way to allow clients to vote with their deposits and help build a more sustainable future.” WIB said all of this year’s winners are “worthy of recognition and prestige for being leaders and encouraging us to dream big.”