Environmental sustainability

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.

Earth Day is a day to celebrate our planet.  Created in 1970, the day marks the birth of the environmental awareness and protection movement, an impact area at the cornerstone of Amalgamated’s mission.  

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Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) commits to work with its members to disclose the climate impact resulting from their portfolio of loans and investments within the next three years

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

With the 2020 democratic presidential primary growing more crowded by the day, the progressive policy agenda will be on full display as candidates look to carve their own lanes to the Oval Office. One area that will undoubtedly garner considerable attention, and rightfully so, is how each candidate plans to address the growing threat of climate change.

While sitting in your living room at home, a 0.9 Fahrenheit degree increase in temperature might not send you running to crank up the air conditioner but when it comes to permanently heating the entire planet, it has the potential to cause some serious problems.

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Amalgamated becomes first US bank to commit to measuring, reporting, and reducing financed emissions.

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Amalgamated Bank, America’s socially responsible bank, today announced the launch of their 100% Fossil Fuel Free Portfolio.

“Corporate social responsibility.” “B Corp certified.” “ESG.” “Carbon neutral.” These are some of the buzzwords that companies use to talk about their impact on society. As America’s socially responsible bank, we use these words to describe our approach to doing business. But what does it really mean to be a socially responsible bank?