Beneficial State Bank

Banking

Beneficial State Bank is striving toward an ideal of "Benefit to All, Harm to None".

Oakland,
United States
  • Their mission is to build prosperity in their communities through beneficial banking services delivered in an economically and environmentally sustainable manner.
  • Their vision is of a banking industry that is fair to the person with the least bargaining power.
  • Social Impact.

The Beneficial State Bank founding team had the vision to build a sustainable, meaningful community development bank and a supporting nonprofit organization. Founded in 2007, Beneficial State Bank focuses on economic and environmental sustainability and takes a triple-bottom-line approach to community and environmental banking.

They believe that a healthy environment is essential for economic success. They also believe that they can be a catalyst for positive change in our communities by providing honest, transparent, and sustainable banking products and services.

Their vision is of a banking industry that is fair to the person with the smallest bargaining power. Providing access to financial services for all their communities, particularly the traditionally under-served. This results in the long-term prosperity of responsible consumers, promotes financial system stability and adds to the sustainability of the environmental commons. They call this vision beneficial banking.

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