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Bank of the West

Bank of the West is a financial institution taking action to support activities that help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities.

Bank of the West

We are redefining banking for a better future by focusing on areas where we believe we can have a real impact: supporting energy transition, helping enable women entrepreneurs, and financing innovative start-ups. As the bank for a changing world, we are committed to sustainable finance. Through Digital Channels and offices across the U.S., we provide financial tools and resources to more than 2 million individuals, families and businesses.

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New Bank of the West Report Highlights Major Consumer Knowledge Gaps in Sustainable Finance
New Bank of the West Report Highlights Major Consumer Knowledge Gaps in Sustainable Finance

1 year ago - Fossil fuels and other climate-risky endeavors are still big money for banks; and even if consumers find their bank continues to fund them, it’s something they often feel powerless to change.

Trending: Banking Giants Begin to Walk Their Talk on Climate Change
Trending: Banking Giants Begin to Walk Their Talk on Climate Change

3 years ago - A 1% for the Planet account from Bank of the West, and new actions from Morgan Stanley and BlackRock, could signal turning point in big finance.

Bank of the West Launches the 1% for the Planet Account
Bank of the West Launches the 1% for the Planet Account

3 years ago - Bank of the West, a subsidiary of BNP Paribas, today announced it has teamed up with 1% for the Planet to launch its first checking account designed for climate action.

Bank of the West BNP Paribas First U.S. Bank to Team with Doconomy to Enable Customers to Track CO2 Impact of Purchases
Bank of the West BNP Paribas First U.S. Bank to Team with Doconomy to Enable Customers to Track CO2 Impact of Purchases

4 years ago - Announced at UN Climate Change Conference COP25 as Part of Efforts to Raise Awareness and Help Combat Climate Crisis

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Bank of the West’s CMO, Ben Stuart, wants everyone to ask what their bank is financing
Bank of the West’s CMO, Ben Stuart, wants everyone to ask what their bank is financing

4 years ago - We recently caught up with Ben Stuart, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at Bank of the West, to discuss the work he’s most excited about right now, including a new Instagram photo challenge that showcases positive change in the world. Ben also shares how Bank of the West’s environmental policies have led to new business, what inspires him to prioritize sustainability in his work, and why companies and consumers should care about where their money goes and who they bank with.

BNP Paribas ClimateSeed Wins Gold ‘Social, Sustainable & Responsible Banking’ Award
BNP Paribas ClimateSeed Wins Gold ‘Social, Sustainable & Responsible Banking’ Award

4 years ago - BNP Paribas ClimateSeed has won a gold ‘Social, Sustainable & Responsible Banking’ award in the Customer Insight and Growth Banking Innovation Awards 2019, run by EFMA and Accenture