ST. PETERSBURG (Fla.), Dec. 16, 2021 (GLOBE NewSWIRE — Values-based community banking Climate First Bankhas partnered up with Project Regeneration to develop a one-of-a-kind checking account that will support, promote and create funding for the environmental nonprofit’s mission of planetary regeneration.
Paul HawkenThe founder of the Climate Movement is renowned eco-entrepreneur and leader in the climate movement. Project Regeneration Project Drawdown. The planet-saving projects were founded on the comprehensive solutions outlined in Hawken’s acclaimed books, “Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation” and “Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed to Reverse Global Warming.” It was after reading Hawken’s insights that Climate First Bank CEO and Founder Ken LaRoe was inspired to create Climate First Bank, the nation’s first community bank founded on fighting the climate crisis.
“The comprehensive, inclusive, multilevel approach laid out by Paul was the very genesis of Climate First Bank. The solution to combating the climate crisis is in everyone’s hands and as a banker, I had to do my part by creating an impactful institution that would use finance as a tool for good instead of evil,” said LaRoe. “I’m overjoyed to be working closely with Paul and Project Regeneration to further invest in a greener future for all of us.”
Project Regeneration is a radical new approach to the climate crisis, one that weaves justice, climate, biodiversity and human dignity into a seamless tapestry of action, policy and transformation. Project Regeneration was created in response to the urgent climate crisis. Actions in a nexusIt is a guide for everyone, from individuals to governments and everyone in between. It describes a series of interconnected initiatives that can end the climate crisis in one generation.
When a client opens a Project Regeneration checking account, a $100 donation will also be made directly to Project Regeneration to assist with the foundation’s sustainable initiatives. In addition to the one-time donation, the foundation will receive monthly earnings from interest on all balances. There will be no minimum account balance or monthly fees. As thanks for contributing to Climate First Bank and Project Regeneration’s joint imperative to halt and reverse the climate crisis, account holders will receive free Project Regeneration-branded checks and a free copy of “Regeneration: Ending the Climate Crisis in One Generation” autographed by Hawken himself.
“Each time you do business with a polluting bank that invests in extractive industries, you are actively aiding in the destruction of our home. This is why Climate First Bank, as a bank that prioritizes the planet and makes regenerative investments, is so essential to Project Regeneration’s global mission to reverse the climate crisis,” said Hawken.
Climate First Bank
Climate First Bank is a community bank that values integrity and offers a full range of traditional banking products. These products are powered by high technology to meet the expectations of today’s consumers. The company offers standard banking services and a special focus on non-governmental organizations (NGOs), as well as businesses that are committed to sustainability. Customers who are environmentally conscious will find loan options for solar photovoltaic, energy retrofits, and infrastructure to combat the climate crisis. FDIC member.
About Project Regeneration
Project Regeneration is a registered non-profit organization founded by best-selling author, environmentalist and entrepreneur Paul Hawken. We advocate for a radical change in the way we approach the climate crisis. We integrate biodiversity, justice, and human dignity into a seamless tapestry that combines action, policy, and transformation with the goal to end the climate crisis within one generation.
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