We believe each of us has the opportunity to positively impact every day in the way we represent Bar Harbor Bank & Trust, support our customers, and drive beneficial change in our communities. Our Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices embody our commitment to the people and places we serve. Through these purposeful and principled business practices, we remain committed and connected to our recognized corporate culture of positively impacting society.
By reducing our carbon footprint and decreasing energy expenses, we lead the way in continuous improvement in all areas of environmental management.
By bolstering the social and economic health and well-being of the communities we serve, we help our customers and colleagues thrive and deliver better results as an organization.
Our senior executive team and Board of Directors recognize the importance of their roles in setting the organization’s tone, paving the way for responsible growth, and ensuring effective governance.
Highlights from 2022 ESG Report
Delivering on Our Environmental Commitment
increase of customers account statements sent via eStatements
increase of customers enrolled in online and mobile banking
increase of digital banking logon activity
of locations using high-efficiency LED lighting
of electricity used by Maine locations from renewable energy
tons of equipment donated to Give IT for community reuse
Serving Our Communities
in charitable donations
community organizations receiving donations
in donations awarded to date via the employee charitable giving program, Casual for a Cause
hours volunteered by employees in the past 3 years
in scholarships awarded to high school seniors since 2018
"America's Best Banks" Award from Newsweek
Fostering Diversity and Employee Development
of Board of Directors are female
of executive management team are female
of all employees are female
money contributed to employee-owned health savings accounts
financial support for external skill development opportunities for employees
hours employees participated in training to enhance their skills
For more detailed diversity information, please visit the Diversity at Bar Harbor Bank & Trust page.