Just last month Amalgamated Bank celebrated a century of operation! To help us celebrate this milestone with them, Benn has Ivan Frishberg, Chief Sustainability Officer on the show to talk about different initiatives the bank has implemented over the last 100 years and where they are hoping to go next. Benn and Ivan cover just about everything from Climate Justice to LGBTQ+ Rights, Reproductive Rights to Voting Rights, and Racial Justice to Anti-Violence and Gun Safety and so much more. How does a bank do all this and still protect your investments? You are just going to have to tune in to learn more!
April 14th, 2023 was Amalgamated Bank’s official 100 Year’s Celebration! Read the full story from their President and CEO, Priscilla Sims Brown here.
You can also read Amalgamated Bank’s Net Zero Climate Target’s Report to dig deeper into the work they are doing in service of climate justice with science backed reduction and offsetting targets.
Another organization mentioned in this episode is the WWF (World Wide Fund for Nature). WWF is an international non-governmental organization that aims to conserve nature and reduce the impact of human activity on the environment. The organization was founded in 1961 and operates in over 100 countries, with a mission to protect and restore the natural world for the benefit of people and wildlife.