Open a checking account designed for climate action.

Any Deposit Checking with a positive impact.

Bank of the West and 1% for the Planet: An account only from Bank of the West
1% for the Planet

Give back to the Planet — at no cost to you.

We will donate 1% of our net revenue from the account to environmental nonprofits, through 1% for the Planet.footnote1

1% for the Planet

Track your carbon impact right from the app.footnote2

The first major US bank to help you manage the carbon impact of your purchases.

1% for the Planet
1% for the Planet

Compost your debit card and reduce PVC waste.

Made out of compostable materialfootnote3, so when your card expires, it expires for good.

$0 Monthly
Service Charge.footnote4

Waive your monthly service charge with any deposit per statement.
No minimum balance. And no direct deposit required.

Start taking climate action in about 10 minutes.

Legal information and Disclosures

1. Net revenue is defined as fees charged directly to the account, plus interest income, minus losses. Net fees is gross fees charged less reversals. Interest income is defined as the lowest end of the target Fed Funds range during the time period being assessed, multiplied by the average balance of the account and the percent of days in the year during which balances were held. Debit card revenue is not included in the account revenue calculation.

2. The carbon impact tool for 1% for the Planet with Any Deposit Checking account, uses the Åland Index, a cloud-based service for carbon impact calculations to provide a measurement of the potential carbon impact of purchases made with the debit card for your 1% for the Planet with Any Deposit Checking account. The calculation is based on the Merchant Category Code assigned to your debit card purchase and indicates the classification of goods or services a company provides, as well as the amount of the purchase. The actual carbon impact may be higher or lower than measurement provided. The Åland Index is the leading index solution for carbon emission calculations for payments and financial transactions. To learn more visit Bank of the West does not control or guarantee the accuracy of the information provided by the Åland Index and makes no representation or warranties regarding the services.

3. The 1% for the Planet debit card is made from 100% compostable/biodegradable PVC, however, the EMV chip, magnetic strip, ink and hologram are not biodegradable

4. $10.00 monthly service charge waived with one deposit of any amount each statement cycle. Deposits include direct deposit, mobile deposit, ATM deposit, or in-branch deposit of any amount. Does not include fund transfers between Bank of the West accounts or any credits from Bank of the West.

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