The bank’s mission is to elevate the typical banking model by supporting local communities, encouraging green infrastructure and promoting sustainable business practices. Carbon neutral from the day it opens, the bank’s programs will Drawdown levels of atmospheric CO2 to reverse the existential climate crisis that threatens our planet and our lives. By fulfilling a growing demand for more socially responsible institutions, Climate First Bank (I/O) will expand to become the largest and most profitable eco-conscious and values-based institution in the Southeastern United States. “Climate First’s mission to fight the global climate crisis is crucially important and Finastra is honored to work with the bank to further this important cause,” said Chris Zingo, SVP and GM of Americas Field Operations, Finastra. “At Finastra, we are striving to redefine finance for good. As an established fintech, we recognize the responsibility to minimize impact on the environment, and to reduce emissions in the financial services sector.