Ethical banking

Case study: Triodos Bank – banking on ethical values

Triodos Bank in the UK stands out from the crowd for its ethical values but can it now kick on with a leap into the current account market? Banking Technology talks to UK MD, Bevis Watts, about this major development and the technology that underpins it.

Banks and UN launch sustainable investment framework

United Nations, together with 19 banks and investors worldwide, have launched “a global framework aimed at channelling the money they manage towards clean, low carbon and inclusive projects”. The framework – The Principles for Positive Impact Finance – is a first of its kind set of criteria for investments to be considered sustainable, says the UN.

Impak Finance to launch Canada’s first ethical bank

Toronto-based Impak Finance plans to launch as Canada’s first ethical bank. This month, its team went crowdfunding with Canadian investor platform FrontFundr to fund the creation of the bank. It raised more than $1 million within two weeks, not including private investment. Co-founder Paul Allard, with ten other bankers, entrepreneurs and financiers in Montreal, Toronto, […]