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.
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.
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.
2 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.
3 years ago - Announced at UN Climate Change Conference COP25 as Part of Efforts to Raise Awareness and Help Combat Climate Crisis
3 years ago - We recently caught up with Ben Stuart, CMO at Bank of the West, to discuss what he’s excited about right now, including a new Instagram photo challenge.
3 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.