Recent and archived press releases follow, together with further information about the GABV and its work…


July 1, 2015

Member Campaigns & Initiatives

Affinity Credit Union (Canada) Receives the Community Economic Development Award for their Business-for-Good Social Venture Challenge in support of social enterprises and co-ops. Learn more. Assiniboine Credit Union (Canada) Receives the Social Responsibility Award for their Asset Building Program. Learn more. Banco Integral (El Salvador) Receives award for Women Entrepreneurs Project by providing training, funding […]

July 1, 2015

CEO Opinion Pieces & News

Tamara Vrooman, Vancity (Canada): Why values-based banking is good for members, communities and business. Watch video. Muhammad A (Rumee) Ali, BRAC Bank (Bangladesh): How the ‘most astounding social enterprise in the world’ approaches development. “I joined BRAC nine years ago after more than 30 years in banking and commerce. My first few months involved a […]

July 1, 2015

People Powering Change

Meet the banker: Sachin Dahal, Head of Strategic Planning & Sustainable Banking at Clean Energy Development Bank (Nepal). Upsides talks to bankers from around the world. Why did they start working in the financial sector? What does the financial landscape look like in their country? And how does this landscape influence their actions? ‘I always […]

July 1, 2015

#BankingOnValues Blogs

Want to Lobby for Change? How to talk #BankingOnValues Mario Husillos (University of Malaga) partnered with the GABV to lobby for values-based banking. Learn more. Nichol Beckstrand, Sunrise Banks (USA) Kicks off a blog series on female change-makers. Four stories, four women, four entrepreneurs. Learn more. When Employees Win, Organizations Win John Horn, Vancity (Canada) […]

June 30, 2015

Launch of First GABV Leadership Academy

The Annual Meeting of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) in March 2015 marked the successful launch of the GABV Leadership Academy.  The GABV Leadership Academy is designed for bankers with leadership responsibility across the GABV. It offers them the opportunity to develop and advance their leadership capacity in the context of values-based […]

June 30, 2015

GABV Member Offer

Marcos Eguiguren, Executive Director, GABV will speak at the Global Ethical Finance Forum (GEEF) this September. As a result we’re delighted to offer GABV members a special discount on tickets. What is the GEFF? Supported by the Scottish Government, GEFF is the very first ethical finance gathering of its kind that brings together leading players from […]

June 17, 2015

City First Bank of DC, Ekobanken, and Southern Bancorp Join GABV

City First Bank of DC, Ekobanken, and Southern Bancorp join like-minded banks from around the world to become members of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values Signalling a growing appetite for the values-based banking movement   ZEIST, THE NETHERLANDS: The Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV), a network of the world’s leading values-based […]

May 12, 2015

Dr Marcos Eguiguren Appointed GABV Executive Director

Dr Marcos Eguiguren Appointed Executive Director of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values Signalling a growing appetite for the values-based banking movement ZEIST, THE NETHERLANDS, 15 May, 2015: The Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) has announced the appointment of Dr Marcos Eguiguren as its inaugural Executive Director. Dr Eguiguren will assume responsibilities […]

April 1, 2015

GABV 2014 Annual Report Launches

“As we mark the five-year anniversary of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values, much in the world has changed, but our collective mission has not: to influence the banking system so that it is more transparent, supports economic, social and environmental sustainability, and comprises a diverse range of banking institutions serving the real economy. […]

March 31, 2015

Human Capital Programme Update

Extract from the 2014 GABV Annual Report (launched April 1, 2015) Knowing that people are at the core of values-based banking, the GABV’s Human Capital work is focused in developing our human potential. The Human Resources Experts Group was launched in the fall of 2011. Senior Human Resources Managers from member banks meet regularly for […]

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