Global Alliance for Banking on Values

We believe in putting people and our planet first to create a different kind of banking. This mission is at the heart of Decorah Bank and Trust, and our goal is to live this out in as many ways as possible.

To follow through on this purpose, we became a member of The Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV) in 2019. The GABV is a network of banking leaders worldwide committed to advancing positive change in the banking sector. The alliance states that their collective goal is “to change the banking system so that it is more transparent, supports economic, social and environmental sustainability, and is composed of a diverse range of banking institutions serving the real economy.” Each of its members has a shared mission to use finance to deliver sustainable economic, social, and environmental development, focusing on helping individuals fulfill their potential and build healthier communities. Only 12 banks in the United States are members of GABV!

About the GABV:

  • Founded in 2009
  • As of February 2020, the Global Alliance comprises of 62 financial institutions and 16 strategic partners operating in countries across Asia, Africa, Australia, Latin America, North America and Europe.
  • It serves more than 67 million customers, hold over $200 billion USD of combined assets under management, and are supported by more than 76,000 co-workers.


“Why are the GABV members doing business differently” by the GABV.
To learn more about our partnership with GABV, visit our page on their website: