an eco-conscious banking alternative
Written and Edited by Flore Crétel
For business students, the question of how to be sustainable while creating a business is not always easy to answer. This is why we wanted to present the firm helios !
Helios is a French firm with a goal to be « a banking alternative for a sustainable future ».
How do they proceed…? When you place your money in a bank account, it’s used to finance projects. These projects don’t often consider ecological and social criteria as fundamental. So basically, your money is funding companies that are ecologically damaging.
“the large French banks emitted 4.5 times more greenhouse gases than France in 2018 through their sole financing activity.”
“Through their investments, banks are shaping the world of tomorrow. Let’s reverse the trend by financing a fairer and more environmentally friendly world.”