What is your money up to when it's not in your pocket? The checking and savings accounts below make sure that your cash is busy funding renewable energy projects while it's at the bank.
What is a Clean Energy Credit Union Checking Account?
- When you put your cash in one of these accounts, you earn 1.00% interest (see conditions on site)
- Your funds are then used to provide loans to other credit union members installing renewable energy projects or purchasing electric vehicles
- This account is online only, but has no monthly maintenance fees and access to ATM withdrawls at over 32,000 locations
What is a 1% for the Planet Any Deposit Checking Account?
- Bank of the West donates 1% of net revenue to Protect our Winters through 1% for the Planet
- Comes with an app that tracks the carbon impact of debit card purchases
- No minimum balance required and no monthly fee with at least one deposit per month
- Note: Bank of the West itself does not invest in fossil fuels, but it is a subsidiary of BNP Paribas which does invest in fossil fuel development
What is a Beneficial State eChecking Account?
- None of your funds will be used to fund fossil fuels or coal - however, they might be used to fund affordable housing or other non-renewable energy projects
- For around every $100 dollars deposited, around $10 will be used to make loans for environmentally sustainable projects
- This online account has no monthly service charges
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