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Amalgamated Bank Receives Globally-Recognized B Corporation Certification, Emphasizing Commitment To Corporate Responsibility

NEW YORK, January 26, 2017 – Amalgamated Bank, the nation’s leading progressive bank, today announced that it has been certified as a B Corporation by the nonprofit organization B Lab. This globally-recognized certification highlights the work of good corporate actors around the world, and is offered to only those... Read more

Amalgamated Bank Files Brief Defending Banks' Ability to Combat Financial Crime Without Documents Underlying IDNYC Program

NEW YORK, January 12, 2017 – Amalgamated Bank, the nation’s leading progressive bank and a strong supporter of the New York municipal ID, joined the growing outcry and defended New York City’s decision to stop retaining documents used to obtain municipal ID cards in a brief filed in New York State Supreme Court in... Read more

Amalgamated Bank Announces First-Ever Progressive Index

Progressives Dislike Big Banks and Wall Street as much as Congress

Progressives Prefer San Francisco, Jimmy Fallon & Ben & Jerry’s “AmeriCone”

NEW YORK, November 3, 2016 – Amalgamated Bank, the country’s leading progressive bank, today unveiled a first-of-its-kind progressive poll asking 800 self-... Read more

Amid Ongoing Health Concerns, Amalgamated Bank Calls For Independent Chair to Improve Management of Chipotle

Progressive Bank Demands Proxy Vote at Shareholders Meeting to Improve Transparency and Oversight

NEW YORK, November 1, 2016 – Following a food safety crisis and managerial missteps, the nation’s leading progressive bank and Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) shareholder, Amalgamated Bank, today filed a proposal... Read more

Amalgamated Bank Announces Series of Environmental Initiatives; Takes Historic Steps To Actively Address Climate Risk

NEW YORK, September 19, 2016 – Amalgamated Bank, today announced a series of major policy steps regarding its own investment assets, operations, and lending portfolios that demonstrate the serious economic risk in climate change. Today’s news furthers the bank’s ongoing commitment to and leadership role in addressing... Read more

Amalgamated Bank Announces Martin Murrell, Peter Neiman to Join Leadership Team As Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer

NEW YORK, August 4, 2016 – Amalgamated Bank announced today that Martin Murrell and Peter Neiman will become the company’s new Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer respectively. 

Martin joined Amalgamated’s staff in April and brings 15 years of experience in the implementation and management of... Read more

Amalgamated Bank Joins Global Alliance for Banking on Values

NEW YORK, July 26, 2016 – Amalgamated Bank, the nation’s leading progressive bank, today announced it has been admitted into the prestigious Global Alliance for Banking On Values (GABV), an international not-for-profit organization and independent network of banks and banking cooperatives with a shared mission to use... Read more

Amalgamated Bank President & CEO Selected to Join Prestigious Aspen Institute's Inaugural Financial Leaders Fellowship

NEW YORK, July 27, 2016 – Amalgamated Bank, the nation’s leading progressive bank, today announced that the bank’s President and CEO Keith Mestrich has been selected as a member of the inaugural class of the Aspen Institute’s Finance Leaders Fellowship—22 leaders who will participate in a two-year Fellowship designed to... Read more

Statement from Keith Mestrich, President & CEO of Amalgamated Bank, on JP Morgan Chase's Minimum Wage Increase

NEW YORK, July 12, 2016 – Today, Keith Mestrich, President and CEO of Amalgamated Bank, issued the following statement on JP Morgan Chase’s decision to raise its minimum wage for workers. Last year, Amalgamated Bank became the first bank in the nation to raise its minimum wage to $15 per hour and called on the entire... Read more

Amalgamated Bank and Girls Who Invest Partner for Summer Internships

NEW YORK, July 6, 2016 – Amalgamated Bank this week announced the start of a six week paid internship for a Girls Who Invest scholar, who will be learning skills to further a career in asset management. This is the inaugural summer for the Girls Who Invest program.

“We are very proud to partner with such an... Read more