Redwood Credit Union wins North Bay Leadership Council’s “Paint the Community Green” award

SANTA ROSA, CA (December 9, 2015) — Redwood Credit Union (RCU) recently received the North Bay Leadership Council’s “Paint the Community Green” award for excellence in environmental stewardship. The award was accepted by RCU President and CEO, Brett Martinez, at the Leaders of the North Bay awards luncheon.

“Redwood Credit Union is committed to the environment and earth-friendly practices that benefit Members, employees, and our community,” says Brett Martinez, RCU’s President and CEO. “We are very proud to have received this award and hope our efforts will contribute to a healthy and sustainable environment for all.”

The hallmark of RCU’s ongoing commitment to green business practices is its LEED Silver-certified administrative building in Santa Rosa, which features over 2,000 high-efficiency rooftop solar panels. Other sustainability programs include recycling at all locations, water-efficient landscaping and restrooms, loans discounts on qualified fuel-efficient vehicles, solar loans, and green financial services such as paperless online banking, bill pay, and eStatements. RCU also partners with many local environmental community groups including Center for Climate Protection and the Laguna de Santa Rosa Foundation.

To view RCU’s Paint the Community Green video, click here. For more information about RCU’s green business practices, visit

About Redwood Credit Union

Founded in 1950, Redwood Credit Union is a full-service financial institution providing personal and business banking to consumers and businesses in the North Bay and San Francisco. With a mission to passionately serve the best interests of its Members, team members, and communities, RCU delivers many ways for its Members to save and build money through checking and savings accounts, auto and home loans, credit cards, digital banking, business services, commercial and SBA lending, and more. Wealth management and investment services are available through CUSO Financial Services L.P., and insurance and auto-purchasing services are also offered through RCU Services Group (RCU’s wholly owned subsidiary).  RCU has more than $8 billion in assets and serves more than 445,000 members with full-service branches from San Francisco to Ukiah. For more information, call 1 (800) 479-7928, visit, or follow RCU on FacebookInstagramTwitter, and LinkedIn for news and updates.


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