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October 1, 2012
Note: This post by New Resource President and CEO Vince Siciliano originally appeared in Sustainable Industries as part of the online magazine’s Thought Leaders series. We’re running it here as an as an example of the perspective on sustainability that we share with clients. --Editor
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 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.
August 30, 2012
Great manufacturing companies grow from the community. And having exceptional products designed and made right down the street does more than create jobs—it boosts local innovation, environmental responsibility, quality of life and pride. That, in a nutshell, is the idea behind Heath Ceramics, a manufacturer of artisan pottery that’s been part of the Bay Area since 1948.
July 25, 2012
Nonprofits are used to being low on the list of a bank’s priorities, especially if they aren’t large organizations with multi-million-dollar operating budgets. The experience is just the opposite at New Resource, the bank’s nonprofit clients say.
June 1, 2012
“Forty years and a million lives changed,” is how Susan Smartt, president and CEO of NatureBridge, describes her organization’s achievements so far. Every year, the nonprofit sends around 30,000 K-12 students from 600 schools across the country on three- to five-day field science programs in spectacular outdoor classrooms: our national parks.
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.
May 11, 2012
Note: This post by New Resource President and CEO Vince Siciliano originally appeared in Sustainable Industries as part of the online magazine’s Thought Leaders series. We’re running it here as an illustration of how New Resource is extending sustainability thinking and as an example of the perspective on money as medium for driving change that we share with clients. --Editor
What is the nature of money?
May 15, 2012
Sustainability Nears a Tipping Point, a recent report by MIT Sloan Management Review and The Boston Consulting Group based on survey responses from 3,000 executives worldwide, finds good news for the sustainability movement: it notes that 70 percent of respondents have put sustainability on their permanent management agenda. (The bad news: it ranks eighth.)
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".