Money is key to a localized economy, and mustn't take flight from our region. We therefore support locally owned banks, credit unions, local insurance underwriters & investment houses.

If you bank with any of these Big Banks, we suggest you find an alternative
Bank of America, Citigroup, JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo

The Earth Quaker Action Team (EQAT) based in Philadelphia is leading a campaign to get PA-based PNC out of investing in MountainTop Removal (MTR) of coal; see GreenPNC.org. We therefore also suggest you find an alternative to banking with

In addition to the above, Rainforest Action Network's Coal Finance Report Card lists for following major investors in MTR (MountainTop Removal) and CFPP (Coal Fired Power Plants). Suggest you also find an alternative to these
GE Capital, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley

If you own any stocks, we suggest you bring the money closer to home by divesting yourself of stocks, particularly from the 5 biggest oil companies
BP, Chevron, Conoco, ExxonMobil, Shell

and the Sordid Sixteen per Swarthmore's Mountain Justice group
Alpha Natural Resources, Arch Coal, Cabot Oil & Gas, Chesapeake Energy, Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Dominion Resources, Duke Energy, Exelon, ExxonMobil, Halliburton, Hess, Occidental Petroleum, Patriot Coal, Peabody Energy, Range Resources

Banks, locally-owned | Barter networks | Community development credit unions | Credit unions | Education & advocacy groups | Insurance | Investment | Micro-credit | Micro-grants | Mutual credit / Local Currencies
Have we missed something? Write us and we'll be happy to update this. Recent entries shown in bold.

Meenal Raval 2005-2014 | last update 2 Mar 2014