Our mission and impact

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Read our new 2022 Impact ReportRead our 2021 Impact Report
Climate First Bank was founded with environmental well being, social justice and good governance principles carved into its DNA. We don't just talk the talk, we walk the walk. But don’t just take our word for it. Learn about how we work with industry leading mission-aligned partners to deliver good outcomes for planet and people.

A few of our sustainability partners and organizations

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Our Impact

Highlights of our 2022 Impact Report.
In 2022, Climate First Bank's loan portfolio supported 455 mission-aligned projects, including affordable housing and commercial solar.
*As of 6/30/2023
1% for the Planet
Through our 1% for the Planet membership, Climate First Bank has donated nearly $111,000 to nonprofit partners.*
Climate First Bank has made clean, green energy more accessible by reducing solar costs by 20% to 30% through our fintech affiliate, OneEthos.
Climate First Bank has financed over 25,000 kW of solar energy systems, bringing more renewable energy to businesses and homes.*
Check out our Impact Reports today!
Read our new 2022 Impact ReportRead our 2021 Impact Report

"It's time interest was fixed on the future.
Climate First Bank will sit at the heart of St. Pete by investing in local businesses and helping the environment."   -   Ken LaRoe, Esq., LEED AP
Founder, CEO & Chairman



As the nation’s first climate-focused bank, Climate First Bank is a full-service community bank offering both personal and commercial banking services. We are proud to serve our communities as we work together to promote sustainability and reverse the climate crisis.
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