We’re committed to reducing our environmental impact while creating opportunities for our customers, employees, and communities to do the same. An integral part of this commitment is to provide information and resources to help our customers understand and reduce their impact.
Resources for Consumers
We offer several tools to help our customers reduce paper waste and otherwise bank greener.
U.S. Bank DepositPoint ™brings the branch to you! Saving you time, transportation costs and paper, DepositPoint™ allows you to deposit checks from your home or office using Internet banking and your personally-owned scanner or all-in-one printer. You can also deposit checks from anywhere with mobile banking using an iPhone or Android smartphone.
U.S. Bank and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) want to help you save fuel, money and the environment. We'll reduce the interest rate by 0.50% when you finance the purchase of a new or used EPA Certified SmartWay® vehicle or truck for yourself or for your small business. Offer not available for refinance transactions. Valid for purchase transactions only. Subject to normal credit approval. Terms and conditions may vary between branch locations.
The EPA Green Vehicle Guide can help you identify the cleanest and most fuel-efficient vehicle that meets your needs.
Check out usbank.com/getgreen for additional information on products, services and other simple changes you can make to reduce your impact on the environment while saving time and money.
Other Useful Resources
U.S. Green Building Council
We're a proud member of the U.S. Green Building Council. Their Green Home Guide provides ideas and advice to homeowners, and the Commercial Real Estate section of their Web site provides several resources for those who own or operate commercial real estate.
As an ENERGY STAR Partner, we recommend the following tools to help our customers save energy and money.
As a founding member of the PayItGreen Alliance, U.S. Bank encourages customers to assess their Financial Paper Footprint, whether personal or business. Find ways to reduce your footprint by using the PayItGreen calculators:
Not only can green business practices help have a positive impact on the environment, they can help your company improve its bottom line through cost savings, positive public relations and a more engaged workforce.
Go green, save time and accelerate your cash flow! If your business receives check payments, our remote check deposit solutions can streamline your deposit process, saving you time and money. We offer a range of options – your choice will depend on the volume of checks you receive and your specific business needs.
U.S. Bank Treasury Management offers a full spectrum of scalable working capital management solutions that allows your organization to improve operational efficiency while reducing your carbon footprint.
Remove paper from your processes with check conversion solutions that convert paper checks to an electronic file at the point of sale or back office and enable remote processing.
Streamline payment processing by incorporating electronic payment methods to collect and disburse funds, which can include ACH, wire transfers, various card products and new alternative payment options like Secure Vault Payments®.
Consolidate your cash management activities with U.S. Bank SinglePoint®, which brings our powerful banking services together into one easy-to-use Web site.
Green Business Practices – simple changes that save energy and resources
Environmental Grants and Loans – financial resources to help you pay for upgrades
Green Cities – city-specific resources and opportunities
The U.S. Small Business Administration's Guide to Energy Efficiency provides useful information on ways to save through energy efficiency.
Detailed, business-specific resources on protecting health and the environment can be found at the Environmental Protection Agency's dedicated Web page.
We report on our environmental responsibility efforts through annual submission of the CDP (formerly known as the Carbon Disclosure Project) questionnaire. These reports can be viewed for free by visiting their website (www.cdp.net). Registration is required.
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