Will green mortgages help U.S. banks reach climate goals?


As lenders redouble their efforts to measure the carbon impact of their loans, they’re finding that residential mortgages are often one of the biggest line items on their books.


Citi, BofA to disclose how loans contribute to climate change


The pair has joined Morgan Stanley among the roster of global banks pledging to measure the impact their lending decisions have on global warming. Citi also said it would finance $250 billion of low-carbon projects.


How the pandemic redefined Truist's philanthropic priorities


The company's foundation, whose mission had been carefully planned by BB&T and SunTrust before their merger, opened just nine days before the novel coronavirus was declared a pandemic. Here’s what happened next.


Bank of the West launches eco-friendly checking account


The new consumer deposit product will provide customers a snapshot of the carbon impact of their purchases and offer other incentives to entice the environmentally conscious.


Four big banks throw weight behind climate finance center


The new Center for Climate-Aligned Finance will help financial institutions navigate the various challenges involved in the shift to renewable energy — as lenders, power consumers and corporate citizens. Its backers include JPMorgan and Bank of America.


Why Associated plugged in to community solar energy


The Wisconsin banking company recently agreed to use five solar gardens to power 39 branches. The move, part of a broader sustainability push, is expected to deliver significant cost savings and could benefit rural communities, Associated said.


Banking with purpose: A new social contract


The pandemic and the Black Lives Matter protests have changed the way banks interact with their customers, communities and employees. Here's how.


Pandemic and protests: How the tumult of 2020 will forever change banking


A global health crisis. Economic free fall. A reckoning over racism and inequality. We will not be the same after this — and neither will banking.


An ‘overwhelming’ moment: Behind BofA’s $1B racial justice commitment


From hiring to health care, Vice Chair Anne Finucane shares details about Bank of America’s pledge to address vital needs in minority communities.


Bank of America commits $1B to coronavirus relief for people of color


The funds will be used to support housing, job training and aid for small businesses in communities that have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic.