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April 17, 2013
Ecosystem loss, carbon constraints, economic instability, volatile energy prices, and water and food scarcity are among the global drivers of change that make sustainability efforts imperative, New Resource Bank President and CEO Vince Siciliano told attendees at a March 28 event in San Francisco sponsored by Silicon Valley Microfinance Network. Siciliano and One PacificCoast Bank President Daniel Skaff were the featured speakers at “Beneficial Banking: Are YOUR Bank Deposits Changing the World?”
March 27, 2013
New Resource congratulates the California Film Institute (CFI) on winning the San Rafael Chamber of Commerce’s Green Business of the Year Award. The green business-certified CFI, a New Resource client, presents the annual Mill Valley Film Festival, exhibits films at the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, and offers free educational programs to students.
November 14, 2012
New Resource Bank has joined two ATM shared deposit networks that allow customers to deposit checks or cash at a variety of ATMs around the San Francisco Bay Area and across the country.
October 4, 2012
The New Resource Bank Impact CD, launched in May, gives customers a choice of three sustainability-related sectors to support with their deposits. Solar and alternative energy lending has proved the most popular choice by far, followed by nonprofit and organics lending.
September 18, 2012
Jenise Bermudez joined New Resource Bank in March as a banking officer. You may already have met her in person or on the phone: she’s the primary contact for new business and nonprofit accounts, and she also helps walk-in customers.
September 17, 2012
Mark Finser, chair of the board for New Resource Bank and RSF Social Finance, recently spoke on trust and money at TEDxPresidio. Watch "Trust me, I'm in Finance":
September 5, 2012
New Resource CEO and President Vincent Siciliano will speak on the future of banking at the 23rd Annual Bioneers Conference, taking place Oct. 19–21 in San Rafael, Calif. The Bioneers Conference brings together global thought leaders, experts and advocates to explore breakthrough solutions for a sustainable world.
June 27, 2012
We’re excited to announce that New Resource Bank was named to Bloomberg Businessweek’s list of 25 of America’s Most Promising Social Entrepreneurs. With your help, we can make it to the Top 5. Reader votes determine the winners, so we’re asking everyone we know to vote for us on the website.
May 23, 2012
New Resource has created a new certificate of deposit (CD) product, the Impact CD, which 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.
April 27, 2012
Visit the link below for a real treat—a seven-minute video by Monocle, broadcast to a wide international viewership, about the culture of making in San Francisco. The piece has a different take than the usual love letter to San Francisco (though it’s that too), with a focus on local manufacturing. It features not only New Resource Bank, but also our fantastic clients Heath Ceramics and the small but hugely effective nonprofit SFMade.
Watch "Make, Do, Change".