New Resource Bank

New Resource Bank Thrives By Returning to Its Values Mission

The story of a formerly financially troubled California bank that saved itself and thrived by returning to its original values-based mission

This piece originally appeared in Capital Institute's Field Guide to Investing in a Regenerative Economy.


RSF Social Finance Extends Additional Financing to GREEN CREATIVE

Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, April 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ -  RSF Social Finance (RSF) is pleased to announce a new loan to GREEN CREATIVE, a San Francisco Bay Area-based developer and manufacturer of commercial and specification grade LED lighting solutions.

RSF Social Finance Makes a Loan to Harmless Harvest

Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, April 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ -  RSF Social Finance (RSF) is pleased to announce a new loan to Harmless Harvest, a San Francisco-based social enterprise that sells 100% Raw & Organic Coconut Water, which is sourced and bottled in Thailand from the harvest of a specific species of coconuts called Nam Hom.

Can Corporate Social Responsibility Be a Differentiator for Community Banks?


By John R. Hancock, Moss Adams LLP and Lorinda R. Rowledge, EKOS International

With a few exceptions, community banks lag behind both large banks and other industries in corporate social responsibility (CSR) and sustainability policies, strategy, goals, performance and reporting. None are fully realizing the potential that integrating CSR into their core business has to offer.

Why is CSR important? And how can your bank develop a CSR road map and report?

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