Magazine honors local bankDecember 9, 2009
Santa Cruz Sentinel
Magazine honors local bank Santa Cruz County Bank received an honorable mention in the Western Banking magazine's 2009 Green Leaf Awards. The locally owned bank's environmental practices include remodeling its Santa Cruz office to meet the U.S. Green Building Council's standards for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification and securing certification of all seven offices from the Monterey Bay Area Green Business Program. The bank conserves energy, uses paperless solutions and supports environmental organizations financially. Banks in seven Western states, ranging from $60 million to $3 billion in total assets, participated in the recognition program.