Tag Archives: Ethical Policy

Save our Bank’s priorities

In the last Save our Bank newsletter over 400 members voted on the priorities for the Customer Union for Ethical Banking in 2018. The results were analysed and the main conclusion drawn was that making sure the Co-op Bank’s Ethical Policy stays … Continue reading

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The Co-op Bank rescue plan

Earlier this month Save our Bank updated its 10,000 supporters – 1,500 of whom have become members of the Customer Union for Ethical Banking: At the end of June the Co-op Bank announced that it had reached agreement on a capital raising … Continue reading

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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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