The World's Top 20 Green Banks in 2012

By Eric Roston - 2013-04-03T12:49:10Z

Photograph by Angel Navarrete/Bloomberg

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Banco Santander

2012 Rank: 2
2011 Rank: 1

Rank for Clean-Energy Investments: 7
Rank for Reducing Environmental Impact: 2
Market Cap$79.3 billion 

Last year's greenest banks runner-up, Bank of America Corp., failed to repeat the solar-investment bonanza that drove it to the No. 2 position.

Banco Santander, Spain’s biggest lender, won the second spot, while Bank of America fell to 23rd place. 

Click here for the Bloomberg Markets ranking of the greenest banks.

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