A green path to a sustainable future
The following selection of archival artifacts reflects Wells Fargo’s commitment to creating a more sustainable future.Read story
Equal parts innovation and endurance, we have a long history of helping customers do new and amazing things. You might say getting things done is our specialty.
When women in early America needed access to credit and payment tools, they turned to the Bank of North America in Philadelphia, America’s first commercial bank, and today Wells Fargo.
Celebrating the Chinese lunar calendar has been a Wells Fargo tradition since 1912.
Giveaways were a way to attract new customers and, over time, create shared memories and lifelong relationships.
In the 1860s, the federal government created a new type of bank to provide standardization for bank customers. The First National Bank of Philadelphia in Pennsylvania was the first of its kind.
As more customers used computers in their daily lives, Wells Fargo innovated new tools to improve their banking experience. In 1995, they created the first online banking platform.
In 1976, Wells Fargo made history by becoming the first major bank to offer employees paid leave to volunteer in their communities in programs of their choice.
The threat of bank runs pushed many banks to find new ways to secure their depositors’ money and provide economic stability to their communities.
What started with a willingness to test new technologies in the 1970s has led to an innovative fleet of more than 13,000 ATMs.
Wells Fargo expanded its presence from California to multiple overseas offices and continues to serve customers worldwide today.