U.S. Bank, lead bank of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), has once again been recognized for its environmental sustainability efforts. The company placed 57th in Newsweek’s recent ranking of the 500 largest American companies. It was one of only three banks that made the top 100 in this prestigious poll, which rated the sustainable management policies, programs and environmental reporting practices of companies worldwide. Bank Technology News also recognized U.S. Bank this year as one of America’s Greenest Banks.

Since 2008, U.S. Bank has loaned or invested more than $3 billion in environmentally-beneficial business opportunities, such as renewable energy, and LEED-certified commercial real estate.
In support of U.S. Bank’s designation by the Environmental Protection Agency as an ENERGY STAR® Partner, U.S. Bank is completing the upgrade of more than 87,000 computer hardware devices to more energy efficient equipment throughout its traditional and in-store branches and customer support facilities across 25 states.

U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB), with $330 billion in assets as of Sept. 30, 2011, is the parent company of U.S. Bank, the fifth-largest commercial bank in the United States.

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