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PeoplesBank Awards & Recognition

At PeoplesBank we take pride in our community, in protecting the environment and in inspiring our valuable employees. Below are some of the most recent awards and recognition earned by PeoplesBank for our dedication to making a difference and for making our workplace and the communities in which we work and live a better place.

Community

 

Boston Business Journal - Largest Corporate Charitable Contributors

2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

Award recognizes the largest corporate charitable contributors that paid out at least $100,000 to Massachusetts-based organizations at the Annual Corporate Citizenship Summit.

United Way of Pioneer Valley - Champions of Hope Award

2016, 2012

Honors a local corporation or business that values and nurtures community relationships and is a catalyst for positive change in our community.

 Habitat for Humanity President's Circle Award 2015

Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity President's Circle Award

2015

The President’s Circle Award is presented to a long-time community partner whose ongoing support continues to help Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity carry on its mission – to eradicate sub-standard housing and provide simple, decent, affordable homes for local families in need. It signifies longevity, and an appreciation of several years of dedication and support.

PeoplesBank receives the National Conference for Community Justice Award

National Conference for Community Justice Human Relations Award

2015

Award honors individuals who have a high standard of responsible leadership and recognizes their contributions to promoting understanding, tolerance and cooperation in our increasingly diverse community. Douglas A. Bowen, PeoplesBank President and CEO, received this award.

 Doug Bowen and PeoplesBank earn Banker & Tradesman's Community Bank Hero Award 2014

Banker & Tradesman, Community Bank Hero Award

2014

Award recognizes exceptional dedication and commitment to innovation, corporate responsibility and the environment.

PeoplesBank receives Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce Shining Stars Award 2014

Greater Chicopee Chamber of Commerce Shining Stars Award

2014

Award recognizes community businesses who encompass good corporate citizenship, community minded staying power and innovation in product and services.

 

Business West - 40 Under Forty Award

2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010

Recognizes young Business and Community Leaders of Western Massachusetts

Boston Globe - Globe 100 Innovators Award

2011

The Globe 100 celebrates companies that do the most in the means of innovation and helping the state's economy. 

 

Employer

 

Reader Raves

2018 Best Local Bank, Best Mortgage Lender

2017 Best Local Bank, Best Place to Work & Best Mortgage Lender

2016 Best Local Bank, Best Place to Work & Best Mortgage Lender

2015 Best Local Bank, Best Place to Work & Best Mortgage Lender

2014 Best Mortgage Lender

2013 Best Local Bank, Best Place to Work, Best Mortgage Lender & Best Financial Advisor

AdvisoryHQ named PeoplesBank to its list of “The Top Ten Banks in Massachusetts”.

AdvisoryHQ - Top Ten Banks in Massachusetts

2016

AdvisoryHQ named PeoplesBank to its list of “The Top Ten Banks in Massachusetts”, and noted, “…a commitment to customers, maintaining corporate responsibility, creating a great place to work, and always striving to improve their environment.”

Boston Globe - Top Places to Work

2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Award honors employers who care for their most valuable resource: The people who work for them.

Employer’s Association of New England - Employer of Choice

2017

Award spotlights industry leaders who have a commitment to employment in Massachusetts and whose workplaces are recognized as a great place to work.

Environment

 Daily Hampshire Gazette Readers Choice Award Best Local Green Business

Readers Choice Award - Best Local Green Business

2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

The Daily Hampshire Gazette's Readers Choice Award recognizes an organization for their commitment to the environment.

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Associated Industries of Massachusetts Sustainability Award

2016

The AIM Sustainability Award recognizes excellence in managing environmental stewardship, social well-being and economic prosperity.

 

Green Leaf Award

2013

The Green Leaf Award honors a community bank for outstanding accomplishments in helping the environment.

 

ABA Community Commitment Award - Sustainable Banking

2013

Recognizes the innovative and high impact contributions banks of all sizes make to the communities they serve.

 

City of Springfield - Founder's Day Everett Barney Award

2013

Recognized for our commitment to re-greening the city neighborhoods affected by the 2011 Tornado.

LEED® Gold Certification - Northampton office

2013

LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. Northampton office Green Initiatives

 

LEED® Gold Certification -  West Springfield office

2012

LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. West Springfield office Green Initiatives

LEED® Silver Certification - Springfield office

2010

LEED is the nation’s preeminent program for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. Springfield office Green Initiatives

City of Springfield Green Seal Award - Springfield office

2010

Recognized for building's innovation and for being the first building of it's type in the city. Springfield office Green Initiatives

 Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)®

An internationally recognized green building certification system that provides third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving performance across all the metrics that matter most: energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environmental quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts. Developed by the U.S. Green Building Council, LEED provides a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measurable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions.

 

 

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