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Originally commenced operations as NSW Teachers Credit Union in 1966. Teachers Mutual Bank Limited is now operating nationally as one of the largest and financially secure Customer Owned Financial Institutions in Australia with assets over $7.5bn and over 200,000 members.
We currently operate four brands, Firefighters Mutual Bank, Health Professionals Bank, Teachers Mutual Bank and UniBank which offer true nationwide opportunities within targeted industry sectors.
Harnessing four brands through one accreditation provides your business with the opportunity to grow through these niche markets.
When partnering with us you’re partnering with an organisation that puts its members at the heart of everything it does. Teachers Mutual Bank Limited has been recognised as a World’s Most Ethical company 2015-2018*, and we’re regularly recognised as a top performer in Roy Morgan’s Customer Satisfaction Surveys.
*‘World’s Most Ethical Companies’ Award, from Ethisphere Institute (awarded consecutively 2015–2018).
With a long established presence in the Fire Service coupled with scale and security of TMBL, Firefighters Mutual Bank offers a wide range of competitive home loan solutions.
Partnering with Firefighters Mutual Bank offers a national opportunity in the Customer Owned banking space with a focus on the Fire and Emergency Services sector.
In addition, you also benefit from:
Health Professionals Bank provides a banking service to those in our community that care, such as doctors, nurses, and midwives. We’re committed to keeping our members’ finances healthy at every stage of their lives with a range of products and competitive interest rates.
Partnering with Health Professionals Bank offers a national opportunity in the Customer Owned banking space with a focus on current and retired employees of the Australian health sector, their families, and those studying a health-related degree at an Australian university.
In addition you also benefit from:
We have a long standing brand servicing the tertiary education sector and their families, supported by the strength of Teachers Mutual Bank Limited and underpinned by a range of competitive lending solutions.
Partnering with UniBank offers a national opportunity in the Customer Owned banking space with a focus on the university staff, student and graduate sector.
Here you can find all our detailed financial and sustainability related information, as well as prudential disclosures.
We are honoured to be recognised for our accomplishments.
Certified ethical investment16
2016 World's Most Ethical Companies15
2015 World's Most Ethical Companies15
2014 World's Most Ethical Companies15
Climate Friendly Business12
Banksia award finalist 201414
Best Bank in Socially Responsible Performance 2015
Finalist, Best Bank 'Socially Responsible Performance' (ESG)
Best Bank in Socially Responsible Performance 20131
A score of 91% in the 2014 Corporate Responsibility Index2
A score of 90% and Gold status in the 2013 Corporate Responsibility Index2
A score of 79% and Bronze status in the 2012 Corporate Responsibility Index2
2014 Green Globe finalist5
2013 Green Globe finalist5
2014 Board Leadership of the Year award13
LBG 2015 (London Benchmarking Group). Global leader in community investment, 4.73% Net Profit Before Tax (NPBT) invested11
LBG 2014 - Global leader, 4.55% of NPBT11
LBG 2013 - Global leader, 4.1% NPBT11
LBG 2012- Global leader, 4.18% NPBT11
Winner, Sustainability Leadership – Large Organisations.
Finalist, Sustainability Leadership – Large Organisations.
The 2012 Sustainability Award3 by Abacus, the mutual
financial services sector industry body
Workplace Gender Equality Agency Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2015
Finalist in the 2012 Australian HR awards for ‘Best ‘CSR
Strategy'. Key Media Pty Ltd
Finalist in the 2011 Australian HR awards in the ‘Employee of
Choice’ category. Key Media Pty Ltd
Roy Morgan Bank Of The Year9 2015
Roy Morgan Bank Of The Month9 August 2013
Roy Morgan Bank Of The Month9 September 2013
Money Magazine Best of The Best Awards 2014 – Winner –
Cheapest Credit Card – Bank Category6
Money Magazine Best of The Best Awards 2015 – Winner –
Cheapest Credit Card – Bank Category6
Awarded by Asia-Pacific Banking & Finance Magazine.
This award recognises companies who demonstrate environmental protection, respect for human rights, the continuing improvement of working employment and relations conditions, social commitment, responsibility attitudes with suppliers and customers and transparency and effectiveness of corporate governance.
Business in the Community's CR Index is one of the world's leading voluntary benchmarks of corporate responsibility. It was established in 2002 to inspire and challenge companies to continuously improve their impact on society and the environment and has grown to over 360 participants worldwide.
Abacus is the industry body for the Australian mutual financial services sector, a strong alliance of 120 mutual building societies, credit unions, mutual banks and friendly societies with combined assets of $85 billion. In July 2013 the Customer Owned Banking Association (COBA) brand replaced Abacus Australian Mutuals as the industry advocate for Australia's customer owned banking sector.
Each year, in support of UNEP World Environment Day (June 5), the United Nations Association of Australia (UNAA) recognises innovative and outstanding environmental programs and initiatives from across Australia and the important work of Australian environmental leaders through its World Environment Day Awards.
It is designed to reward those organisations that demonstrate outstanding leadership in adopting practices that position environmental and social performance as priority areas of corporate responsibility and performance, alongside financial results in June 2013.
The NSW Government’s Green Globe Awards are the leading environment awards, recognising environmental excellence, leadership and innovation in NSW. The Business Sustainability Award honours an outstanding NSW business or corporation that has successfully integrated environmental management and sustainable practices into their strategy, planning, operations (including key stakeholders and/or suppliers), products and/or service delivery August 2013.
Money, Australia’s leading personal finance magazine works with leading independent financial research group Canstar, to judge the awards.
This award took into account all credit union and building society basic variable home loans that were currently in the market.
This award took into account all Credit Union and Building Society secured new car loans that were currently in the market.
Roy Morgan Research has over 70 years' experience in collecting objective, independent information on consumers. Their customer satisfaction ratings are collected from Roy Morgan’s Single Source survey of approximately 50,000 Australians annually and Business Single Source survey of 22,000 business decision makers annually - the world’s largest ongoing single source survey.
This CANSTAR member valuation is a measurement of the return provided on the investment that the members share represents. The study was commissioned by Teachers Mutual Bank based on 2012 figures. CANSTAR is an independent financial services research group.
LBG is the internationally recognised standard for measuring and evaluating a corporation’s community investment.
The top tier level of recognition for a business that has undertaken to offset emissions over an entire year is a Climate Friendly™ Business or Organisation.
The Board at Teachers Mutual Bank has embedded environmental sustainability across their business and investment portfolio. In addition to being carbon-neutral, the bank does not invest in any large-scale greenhouse polluting activity or company. Yet they have not sought to adopt a market position around ‘boutique green products’ – every one of their 160,000 customs and $4bn of assets applies this climate lens across their business.
The Banksia Foundation is a national not-for-profit organisation, overseen by a national Board of Management, which promotes environmental excellence and sustainability through its Awards program and other associated initiatives.
The World's Most Ethical Company assessment is based upon the Ethisphere Institute’s Ethics Quotient™ (EQ) framework. The Ethisphere® Institute is a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices that fuel corporate character, marketplace trust and business success.
TMBL’s $500 million wholesale debt issuance programme for wholesale investors has been certified by the RIAA according to the strict disclosure practices required under the responsible Investment Certification Program.
We’ve built ourselves on a foundation of partnership, education, strength, commitment, integrity and sustainability. We’ve responded to the changes in the banking industry and become braver, bolder and more competitive, but our core beliefs have never wavered.
Those beliefs have taken shape in a set of concrete values, with three words embracing what we have always stood for and truly believe in – advocacy, passion and sustainability.
Our values are aligned across all brands.
We aim to be everything you want in a bank, every time. We’ll be there to support you at every step of your and your customer’s financial journeys, helping make the most of every dollar. We’re proud to offer products and services that have been carefully designed to be relevant for teachers. And in the end, we trust that you’ll let others know what it’s like to be partnered with Teachers Mutual Bank Limited.
We’re passionate about being the best of the best – and putting you first in everything we do. You can sense that passion when you talk to us, whether it’s face-to-face or over the phone. We’re a team of dedicated people, eager to deliver exceptional service and products for teachers, their families and employees in the education sector.
We’re 100% committed to doing what’s right, and that extends from how we run our business and relate to our members to how we treat the environment. We’re focused on providing a better future for our members and the wider community by employing skilled and ethical staff, delivering product innovations and creating initiatives to help support the community, schools and environment.
Learn more about our Teachers Mutual Bank Limited accreditation requirements and online training here.