Living Our Values

Our values guide our actions, from our approach to supporting small businesses to our focus on creating opportunities for all across the innovation economy.

Advancing innovation for a better world

The SVB division of First Citizens Bank is dedicated to the success of the innovation economy. More than ever, we need to be agents of change by taking care of what matters. We do this by helping companies and partners innovate, thrive and create jobs; providing a culture where our employees can learn and grow; and, together with our partners and employees, building toward a more just world. 

SVB's Values

We start with empathy for others
We speak and act with integrity
We embrace diverse perspectives
We take responsibility
We keep learning and improving

Explore Our Programs

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Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

We are building a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion at SVB to help propel our success.
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Catalyst 2045

At SVB we use our expertise and connections across the innovation ecosystem to further support women, Black and Latinx individuals.

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Cleantech and Sustainability

Our experienced cleantech and sustainability bankers are supporting our clients to help advance the transition to a sustainable, low-carbon world.
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Community Support

Supporting our communities is part of the fabric of our company.

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Practicing responsible corporate governance is fundamental to our business.
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ESG Reporting

SVB and First Citizens’ ESG programs are being integrated with forthcoming reporting. The 2022 SVB ESG report can be viewed below.

Awards & Recognitions

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America’s Most Responsible Companies

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Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index

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