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


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 […]

March 31, 2015

Around the World in 14 Highlights (2014 GABV Member Headlines)

Extract from the 2014 GABV Annual Report (launched April 1, 2015) News highlights from our GABV members. Assiniboine Credit Union (Canada) receives 2014 Anne Lindsey Protecting Our Earth Award. Learn more.   bankmecu (Australia) Managing Director wins CEO award for demonstrating leadership in environmental, social and economic outcomes for the bank, its customers and the community. […]

March 31, 2015

GABV Regional Chapters Update

Extract from the 2014 GABV Annual Report (launched April 1, 2015) Increasingly, Global Alliance members work together in regional affiliations to strengthen their connections, advance shared agendas, and support the growth of the GABV in the region. These roundtables also provide knowledge and perspective on substantive issues to the larger CEO group. Leadership of each […]

March 31, 2015

Member Campaigns and Initiatives

Innovative values-based banking campaigns, initiatives and programmes from our members around the globe. bankmecu (Australia) Learn about bankmecu’s Conservation Landbank – a private nature reserve owned by bankmecu customers. Watch video 1000 hectares of conservation land will never be developed owning the land bank helps bankmecu focus on social and environmental impact and encourages other local […]

March 31, 2015

GABV eZine_spring 2015

Download the 2015 spring issue of the GABV eZine (spring 2015). This quarter we’re featuring: the launch of the 2014 Annual Report; highlights from the March GABV Annual Meeting; Member News and Initiatives; the announcement of the SFRE Fund; Headlines and Highlights; insights on the GABV’s Human Capital programme, Financial Capital programme, Metrics programme and […]

March 31, 2015

Impact Metrics Programme Update

Extract from the 2014 GABV Annual Report (launched April 1, 2015) The Global Alliance has been working for several years on developing ways to measure and report to stakeholders the results of its activities. As with its efforts in Financial Capital, this effort was driven in part by the results of its research published in […]

March 31, 2015

Financial Capital Programme Update

Extract from the 2014 GABV Annual Report (launched April 1, 2015) Following on its research released in 2012, the Global Alliance has been actively working on securing new sources of long-term capital to support the growth of values-based banks. That research identified both the need for capital to support growth of values-based banking institutions and […]

March 11, 2015

$1 Billion Ambition to Provide Capital for New Banking Paradigm

New Fund with Ambition To Provide $1 Billion Capital for New Banking Paradigm Delivering growth capital globally to real economy banking serving real human needs PARIS, FRANCE, 11 March 2015: The Sustainability | Finance | Real Economies fund (SFRE, pronounced Sapphire) has been launched. SFRE is the first global open-ended investment company created to deploy […]

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