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What is Values-Based Banking?

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What is values-based banking?


What is Values-Based Banking?

  1. TRIPLE BOTTOM LINE APPROACH: Financial, environmental, and social prosperity at the heart of the business model
  2. REAL ECONOMY: Grounded in communities, serving the real economy– real people and real businesses (not financial markets)
  3. MEMBER CENTERED: Building lasting relationships with members and a direct understanding of their economic activities and the risks involved
  4. LONG-TERM RESILIENCY: Self-sustaining and resilient to outside disruptions
  5. TRANSPARENCY: Transparency and inclusive governance

CULTURE: All of these principles embedded in the culture of the credit union

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VSECU is a member-owned cooperative and not for profit credit union for everybody who lives or works in Vermont, offering a full range of affordable financial products and services to its member-owners. VSECU is committed to improving the lives of Vermonters by empowering possibilities for greater social, environmental, and financial prosperity.

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