News - 08/02/2017

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Boston Business Journal Names PeoplesBank a “Top Corporate Charitable Contributor” For Tenth Year

Boston Business Journal Names PeoplesBank a

HOLYOKE, MA (August 2, 2017) – The Boston Business Journal has announced the region's Top Corporate Charitable Contributors and for the tenth year in a row, PeoplesBank is among the companies included.

The region's top charitable companies, which include in many instances the companies' corporate foundations, will be honored at the Boston Business Journal’s 12th Annual Corporate Citizenship Awards the evening of September 7 at Fenway Park in Boston.

“We are incredibly proud of the 94 companies that qualified for the list. They are all outstanding examples of the impact and importance of giving back," said Carolyn Jones, Boston Business Journal Market President and Publisher.

“Our mutual charter supports everything we do and why we are succeeding as a community bank,” suggested Matthew Bannister, First Vice President, Marketing & Innovation at PeoplesBank. “Because of our mutual charter and related values, we have a unique ability to help the communities we serve through volunteer efforts and millions of dollars in donations to charitable and civic causes.”

The Boston Business Journal’s Top Corporate Charitable Contributors list is composed of companies that gave at least $100,000 to Massachusetts-based charities in 2016.

 

About: PeoplesBank is a leader in innovation, corporate responsibility, environmental sustainability, and employee engagement. Our three LEED® certified offices are environmentally friendly, and we have financed more than $126 million in wind, hydroelectric, and solar energy projects.

As the largest community bank in the market, we have a unique ability to help the communities we serve through volunteer efforts and millions of dollars in donations to charitable and civic causes. Our associates devote an average of 6,000 hours to volunteer work each year, and 48 of the bank’s officers serve on the boards of directors and committees of 115 nonprofit organizations in the area.

As a mutual bank, PeoplesBank is responsible to its depositors, employees, and the community. This organizational structure allows us to focus on the long-term viability of the bank and the best interests of our customers.

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