Tag Archives: Ethical Policy

Co-operative Bank update

As Paul Gosling writes in the May 17 issue of Co-operative News (hard copy only), the Co-operative Bank’s customer numbers and deposits have held up ’amazingly well’ and interest is reported in several parts of the business. One account holder speaks for … Continue reading

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The  sale of the Co-operative Bank

News of the sale of the Co-operative Bank was a shock to its customers. In the Guardian Patrick Collinson, ‘money editor’, summarised the situation: the Co-op Bank is the only UK high street bank with a customer-led ethical policy, covering … Continue reading

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The Co-operative Bank’s latest mailing

It has been saddening to hear from friends who have left the Co-operative Bank and from organisations who have switched their account. They did not think the ethical standards could be maintained and individuals find Triodos offers an acceptable alternative. … Continue reading

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Readers asking questions about the Co-operative Bank have, to date, been referred to Paul Gosling

  Here, now, are the words of Niall Booker, Chief Executive of the Co-operative Bank: For over 140 years the values and ethics of the Co-operative Bank have set us apart from other banks. We recognise that this is one … Continue reading

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