Values Based Banking
Values based banking is a diverse movement drawing in community banks, ethical, green and socially oriented banks and including cooperatives, credit unions, privately owned banks, B Corporations and public companies that is purposively oriented towards the development of a sustainable economy. The paper identifies four values that need to be at the heart of a sustainable, or values based financial system – sustainability, transparency, diversity/fairness and inclusion – and highlights key channels for scaling up the impact of values based banking.
Related Inquiry Publications
- Greening the Financial System: Enhancing Competitiveness Through Economic Development
- A Review of International Financial Standards as They Relate to Sustainable Development
- On the Role of Central Banks in Enhancing Green Finance
- The Financial System We Need: From Momentum to Transformation
- Sustainable Finance?