The Intersection of Finance and Sustainability

Means & Matters is the destination for conscious consumers and business leaders interested in the intersection of money and sustainability. We believe what’s financed today will define tomorrow, and that all of us have a role to play in creating a sustainable future.

About Bank of the West

Bank of the West is using its financial strength to support economic activities that are good for our communities and the planet, and contribute to a more equitable society today and for future generations.


The Company We Keep

Bank of the West stands shoulder to shoulder with groups acting to address climate change and is the only major US bank that has teamed up with 1% for the Planet, Sustainable Surf, and The Conservation Alliance.

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By working together, we can build a more sustainable society. Like-minded businesses and individuals have been attracted to Bank of the West. Read our customer stories:


*We define major U.S. banks as those with assets in excess of $90 billion.