WHAT ON EARTH IS YOUR BANK FINANCING?
When you put your money in the bank, it doesn’t just sit there. It goes out in the world and finances things. Have you asked your bank what they do with your money? You might be surprised.
Conscientious consumers think about where they’re spending their money—but they often don’t think about where their bank is spending it.
How do your banking choices impact the planet? Read on.
What We Don’t Finance Is As Important As What We Do
Can banks be a force for good in the world? We think so. After all, when you deposit money in the bank, it doesn't just sit there. Banks send as much as 90% of customer deposits back out into the world.Read More >
Where You Put Your Money Matters
At Bank of the West, your deposits do not finance Arctic drilling, coal-fired power plants, fracking, or big tobacco. Instead, they are helping fund more than $1 billion in renewable energy projects.