Built on an alternative and affinity model, CASDEN Banque Populaire upholds the values of cooperation and solidarity, and shares the sense of public service with its cooperative shareholders.
In addition to its profession of banker, CASDEN Banque Populaire engages strongly with society: it is particularly active in the fields of education, research, culture, sport, sustainable development and the social economy. CASDEN Banque Populaire also maintains close ties with many organizations representing the public sector. A way to support cooperative shareholders in their work and remain at their sides on a day-to-day basis...
CASDEN Banque Populaire was founded in 1951 for public sector staff working in the fields of education, research and culture. Since December 2015, it has been the cooperative bank for public sector employees. Now counting close to 1.8 million cooperative shareholders, it aims to become the reference bank for public sector employees, by responding closely to the expectations and needs of its members.
1951 : Creation of the Caisse de Prêts de l'Education Nationale de Seine et Oise in the form of an association set up by, and for, teachers. One of its goals is to support all teachers by helping them with essential expenses related to setting up home for their families or educating their children.
In 1957 it became CASDEN Banque Populaire.