Institutional Banking

Shaping a sustainable future

Your sustainable banking partner

We’re building a sustainable future for our stakeholders by aligning our business to society’s greatest challenges. As we embark on our own sustainability journey, we are committed to supporting our customers through a relationship-led approach to environmental, social and governance (ESG). 

As your sustainable banking partner, we provide valuable insights and sustainable financing solutions to support your business transition to a low carbon economy.

In-house ESG Team

Our newly created ESG strategy team, which underscores our commitment to environmental and social development, are available to support your business; providing a seamless service alongside your relationship management team. 

Valuable Insights

We understand the challenges facing our customers as markets and regulators respond to climate change. Our insights are curated to provide you with the updates that matter most to your business.  

One Bank Connectivity

We benefit from expertise across NatWest Group through a One Bank approach to ESG. Further specialist services are available, including: investor engagement, reporting and ESG rating management. 


We’re proud to be a Principal Partner and the only bank supporting COP26. The next annual UN climate change conference is taking place in Glasgow in November.

Sustainable financing solutions

Get access to products and services that enable you to make sustainable choices and fulfil your company's obligations and aspirations on key socio-economic issues such as climate change. 

Security may be required. Product fees may be required. Subject to status. Eligibility criteria apply.

Sustainability-Linked Loans

Sometimes referred to as ESG-Linked Loans, Sustainability-Linked Loans are lending facilities which incentivise the achievement of ambitious, predetermined sustainability performance targets (SPTs). Facilities typically include a margin ratchet structure that ties financial benefits to sustainability performance. 

We’ve supported a number of customers to successfully structure facilities that align to their ESG ambitions. Read how we supported Nordic Capital with its most recent flagship Fund (Fund X).

Infrastructure & Renewable Energy Funds

With expertise spanning sectors from solar, onshore/offshore wind, health, education and transport. Find out how we are delivering solutions for infrastructure and renewable energy funds and empowering customers to accelerate the transition to a low carbon economy. 

Insights and News

Read our expert analysis, insights and reports, latest news and more. Our knowledgeable team will keep you up to date with the latest industry developments.

‘A Just Transition’ ESG Podcast series

ESG & Sustainability Insights

Join hosts Bradley Davidson, ESG Lead at RBS International, and Tim Phillips as they speak to industry leaders in a series of 15 minute podcasts exploring the opportunities and challenges across the sustainable investment market. 

Outcomes from COP26

ESG & Sustainability Insights

An agreement at Glasgow has been reached, but more needs to be done in subsequent years. We highlight the key pledges from the COP26 summit and what they mean for investors.

Latest news

News, appointments and more

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ESG Strategy Team

Based in our London office you’ll get personal support from an expert on our ESG Strategy Team; providing a seamless service alongside your relationship management team.