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Massachusetts Gets First B Corporation Bank

When you ask Martha’s Vineyard Bank CEO James Anthony what becoming a certified B corporation – a designation for firms that work to make the community and the planet better – changed about the bank, the answer may surprise you.

Diversity is Not a Cost Center

Since George Floyd’s death, many banks have leapt forward with billions in pledges to communities of color. Those actions should be praised, but lenders must look beyond addressing racial diversity and economic inequality with charity if they want to thrive in a changing America.