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For 96 years, social responsibility has been embedded into our products, policies, programs, operations and mission. So two years ago when we were recognized by B Lab as a company that meets their rigorous standards for social and environmental performance, accountability and transparency, it was an important third party endorsement.

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Loans enable over 2,000 California and Florida property owners to finance energy efficient projects for their homes 
 

Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency announced a framework for a complete overhaul of pollution regulations on coal-burning power plants. These regulations, which come just weeks after a proposal to freeze anti-pollution and fuel efficiency standards for cars, is a considerable rollback of Obama’s Clean Power Plan...

From our vantage point as the leading progressive bank, it feels these days like, as a country, we are not making the progress our great nation is capable of. There is talk of instituting an isolationist foreign policy that will evoke for many memories of the 1930s.

Even as we have worked to address climate change over the past decade, it is clear that even our most ambitious goals are not enough to stop dangerous climate trends. 

Before joining Amalgamated Bank, I spent the bulk of my career working at advertising agencies helping to define and shape the perception of some of the world’s top brands.

It seems every day there’s another big corporation in the news for flagrantly violating the public’s trust—whether it’s failing to protect consumers’ health, safety or privacy, putting bogus transactions or accounts on the books, or neglecting environmental hazards in favor of the heedless pursuit of profits and shareholder returns.

Last week we did something for the first time in our 94 year history; we entered into an agreement to acquire another bank. I am thrilled to soon officially welcome New Resource Bank into the Amalgamated family.