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New Resource Bank: a look back

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April 2009
 New Resource Bank office named one of San Francisco’s greenest buildings by the city and the American Institute of Architects

April 2009 
Environmental Protection Agency, Region 9, recognizes New Resource for outstanding environmental achievement in the business category

April 2009 
New Resource debuts Solar CDs

March 2009 
Global Alliance for Banking on Values launches with New Resource as a founding member

September 2008 
Second round of funding raised

October 2007 
New Resource wins Social Venture Network’s “What’s Next” innovation award

June 2007
 Assets top $100 million

April 2007 Time magazine profiles founder Peter Liu

November 2006 
New Resource opens its doors in San Francisco; it’s the first bank in California with LEED Gold CI–certified offices

October 2006
 Solar home equity financing program launches (in partnership with SunPower)

September 2006 
New Resource Bank founded with 240 shareholders

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