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Keep up to date with the latest news from Prometheus.

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MJ Kaplan visited New Zealand in 2013 as an Ian Axford Fellow to research social enterprise.  In May she returned for a series of talks, and reflects on the momentum building around NZ social enterprise...

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Earlier this year, The Acorn Foundation joined us as our newest shareholder.  Established in 2003, it is a community foundation encouraging people to “give where they live”, by making donations or leaving a gift in their will to benefit the Western Bay of Plenty region...

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In early March, 25 innovative banks from around the world met in Melbourne for their week long annual meeting.  Our chair, Glen Saunders, attended as a panellist at their public meetings...

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After months of development we are very excited to have launched our new website.

Our goal for this website was to state more clearly what Prometheus stands for: responsible and sustainable finance, focused on transparency...

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Phil McKinstry joined the Prometheus team as the new CEO in August. He brings with him over 20 years of New Zealand banking experience....

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In 2009, Sue Cooper joined Prometheus on what was planned to be a short six-month secondment from the UK office of Triodos Bank. She ended up staying for nearly four years as our Chief Executive Officer. She promised us three years and last month we sadly bid her farewell as she moved back to the UK to be closer to her family...

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From 1 July 2013, the Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act comes into effect in New Zealand...

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This year we celebrate 30 years of Prometheus. We caught up with two people, Mike Kalaugher and Ton van de Meer, who stand out in Prometheus’ history to get their reflections on the last thirty years. Mike was the driving force that started Prometheus and Ton provided steady stewardship which built a solid financial footing...

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Prometheus has a change in Trustee...

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We were excited to be hosting Peter Blom, the Group Chief Executive of Triodos Bank, for two days in October. Triodos Bank is now the world’s leading social bank operating in five countries in Europe – The Netherlands, UK, Belgium, Germany and Spain – and with many investments much further afield. It was an early investor in microfinance in which it remains a leading investor...

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Press releases

Prometheus' Organic Saver account featured in the January 2014 Organic NZ magazine alongside loan customer Little Bird Organics.

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