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

 

BBJBoston Business Journal - Largest Corporate Charitable Contributors
2018, 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.

UWPVUnited 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.

Community Bank HeroesBanker & Tradesman, Community Bank Hero Award
2014

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

40 Under FortyBusiness West - 40 Under Forty Award
2017, 2016, 2014, 2013, 2011, 2010

Recognizes young Business and Community Leaders of Western Massachusetts

Employer

 

Reader RavesReader Raves

2019 Best Local Bank & Best Mortgage Lender

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

advisory hqAdvisoryHQ - 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 AwardBoston Globe - Top Places to Work
2017, 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, 2012

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

Environment

 

GazetteReaders Choice Award - Best Local Green Business
2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

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

ABAABA Community Commitment Award - Sustainable Banking
2013

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

USGBCLEED® 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 GoldLEED® 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 SilverLEED® 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

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.