The Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) works to improve the banking system and increase economic and social stability worldwide. The GABV emphasizes banking transparency and progressive social values. The group includes 65 financial institutions worldwide. GABV members in the United States include Amalgamated Bank, Sunrise Banks, and the Vermont State Employees Credit Union.
GABV members must maintain a balance sheet of at least $50 million. They must also perform traditional financial services. These services include making loans, taking deposits, and processing cash payments. Member organizations must fulfill five primary criteria: financial regulation, core business values, independent stable governance, leadership commitment, and financial model sustainability.
GABV members generally maintain a progressive approach to banking policy. Member organizations may offer banking services to workers, community groups, and lower-income clients. In general, GABV membership indicates that an organization offers ethical banking for students.