Facing the climate challenge

We're here to support your business and your climate goals, as we all make the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Support for climate-focused businesses


Our Accelerator programme supports businesses to grow and scale.  At least 25% of our places are reserved for businesses with a green focus. The programme includes one-to-one coaching and learning/networking events with a connected community and industry partners. To enquire, email us.


Expert green guidance from Mentor


Mentor can offer expert guidance to help you reduce your environmental impact, keep up with government regulations and initiatives, and make your business more efficient.

*Mentor's services incur a cost.


Digital learning on climate with Business Builder


Business Builder is now offering climate focused learning to help you transition to Net Zero. Business Builder supports businesses and entrepreneurs at all stages. It's free and you don’t even have to be a NatWest customer to join.


Loans and finance for green ambitions


Our loan and finance options could help your business with its climate goals, from funding for renewable energy, to green technology and electric vehicles.

*Security and / or Director’s guarantee may be required. Product fees may apply. To apply you must be a UK resident aged 18 or over.


Financing renewable energy projects


We're supporting green infrastructure projects through renewable energy financing, including funding for various low carbon generation and energy efficiency technologies.

*Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Finance is only available for business purposes. 


Funding for electric vehicles


We’re here to support your move to electric vehicles, whether you’re looking at company cars or other business vehicles. Our assert finance provider can help you explore your options.

*Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Finance is only available for business purposes.


Understanding ESG in finance

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors are used by investors to understand how funding will be used, what impact it will have on society and the environment, and to predict the performance of their investment.

Explore the ESG criteria


Sustainability for SMEs

Visit our Business Hub for the latest on climate change, including sustainable finance news, renewable tech, government schemes, market insight, useful tools and upcoming events.

You can subscribe to our renewable energy updates here too.

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Corporate climate insights

Find news, views and analysis on environmental, social and governance issues on our On Point hub.

Visit On Point

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