We’re starting a new SOLUTIONS series on CIO! to highlight alternative practices and proposals for creating a healthy and life sustaining future for all.
One major step is to bank with a financial institution that will invest in social, environmental, and economic justice. These include “ethical banks” and credit unions (credit unions are different from banks in that they’re member-owned rather than shareholder-owned and focus on local communities).
Below are three alternatives to the big banks (Bank of America, Chase, Wells Fargo etc):
RSF Social Finance (Based in San Francisco)
Wainwright Bank (Based in Boston)
New Resource Bank (Based in San Francisco)