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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".
April 25, 2012
Last time in our occasional series of “meet your bankers” interviews we profiled Senior Loan Administrator Elena Rocha. This time we’re focusing on Senior Accountant Pat Riccetti, who joined New Resource Bank right after it opened.
March 21, 2012
According to a new study commissioned by the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV), sustainable values-based banks like New Resource are outperforming large mainstream financial institutions in many areas, including financial indicators such as return on assets, growth in loans and deposits, and capital strength.
March 7, 2012
B Lab, the nonprofit that certifies B Corporations, has named New Resource Bank to its “Best for the World” list of businesses that are creating the most overall positive social and environmental impact.
February 24, 2012
Last time in our occasional series of “meet your bankers” interviews we profiled Senior Operations Associate Michael Colombo. This time we’re focusing on Senior Loan Administrator Elena Rocha, who joined New Resource Bank shortly after it opened.
February 3, 2012
On Thursday January 5, New Resource Bank held its annual client reception and showcase. If you missed it, you missed quite a party!
November 28, 2011
Record numbers of new clients have opened New Resource accounts in recent weeks, fueled by the Bank Transfer Day grassroots movement and our own Move Your Money campaign urging people to move their money out of big banks and support a bank that puts their money to use for good.
December 19, 2011
New Resource VP Matt Scullin contributed his expertise on the ins and out of solar financing to a recent Sustainable Industries webinar on obstacles to funding community solar projects and creative solutions for overcoming them.