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Something More is a Financial Talk Show. We call the program "Something More" so that we can talk about not only those important dollar and cents issues, but also the quality of life issues that make the money matters matter.  Not only do we speak about investment and planning concerns, but we often invite guests for interview. 

Sep 28, 2023

Chris Boyd and Jeff Perry invite James Anthony from Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank to discuss the bank's groundbreaking achievement: becoming the first bank in Massachusetts to earn B Corp Certification.

Key Takeaways:

  • What is B Corp Certification? The hosts and James demystify what it means for a company, especially a bank, to be B Corp Certified, explaining the rigorous social and environmental performance standards, accountability, and transparency involved.
  • Why it Matters: James Anthony provides a behind-the-scenes look at Martha's Vineyard Savings Bank's journey to certification and why it chose this route. Learn about the positive impact this can have on customers, stakeholders, and the community.
  • Finance with a Purpose: Explore how B Corp Certification changes the financial landscape for consumers, influencing everything from loan offerings to deposit accounts while driving a social and environmental mission.
  • Impact on Quality of Life: The conversation extends beyond finance to discuss how socially responsible banking can improve the quality of life in communities. Find out how the bank's initiatives align with this vision.
  • The Future of Sustainable Finance: The hosts and James discuss the bigger picture of what this could mean for the banking industry in Massachusetts and beyond. Is this the start of a new trend?

Why You Should Listen:

If you're interested in aligning your financial decisions with your values, this episode offers a fascinating look into the world of B Corp Certification in banking. With its mix of finance, sustainability, and community impact, this episode gives you the information you need to make more conscious choices with your money.


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