As a customer owned bank, the environment and our community is important to us and by banking with us you can be confident that your deposits are invested ethically. We don’t directly invest in or lend to businesses or initiatives involved in the coal/fossil fuel industries or environmentally detrimental projects.We only allow our customers' money to be placed in deposits with:
The Commonwealth Government or the government of an Australian State or Territory
A financial institution guaranteed by the Commonwealth Government or the government of an Australian State or Territory
Authorised Deposit Taking Institutions (i.e. banks) trading in Australia who are rated at least investment grade
We don't invest in:
Unethical investments of any sort
Supporting the coal/fossil fuel industries or environmentally detrimental projects
Companies that undertake factory farming or live export
We take pride in operating responsibly and channelling our deposits back to the environment, the community and our customers.
We are owned by our customers, which means our customers come first. Governed by the Customer Owned Banking code of conduct, we take pride and adhere to strict measures to ensure our dealings with our customers and the greater community are managed ethically. To read more about the Customer Owned Banking code of conduct, visit our Customer Owned Banking Page.
Our people reinforce our values, build our culture and uphold the importance of ethical banking. We place emphasis on encouraging our staff to make profound difference to our customers and in the community. Read more about our people here.
We are here to support you and assist you in managing your finances, whether it’s to understand budgeting, assist you in buying your next home, or planning your retirement. Visit our Financial Literacy page for more information.