OUR SUSTAINABILTY CREDENTIALS

For us, sustainability is about providing the most effective services and products to our clients, helping them make the most of their wealth, without harming the environment and society over time. We are an accredited B Corp, which means we meet the highest standards in our environmental, social and governance practices.

 


OUR SUSTAINABILTY CREDENTIALS

For us, sustainability is about providing the most effective services and products to our clients, helping them make the most of their wealth, without harming the environment and society over time. We are an accredited B Corp, which means we meet the highest standards in our environmental, social and governance practices.

 

 

Each and every one of us has the power to create change. And now, more than ever, is the time to do just that.”

 

PETER FLAVEL, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, COUTTS

 


GREEN LENDING

We’ve set ourselves ambitious targets to reduce the impact our lending has on the environment and ensure it contributes towards achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement. This includes an ambition to have 50% of our mortgage book secured against homes with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rated C or above by 2030.

Our approach to green lending aims to help our clients reduce their own impact on the environment and reward their positive action. For example, our Green Mortgages could provide a fee refund for clients purchasing an energy efficient property or upgrading their current home to make it more eco-friendly.

We recognise there’s a need for independent and expert advice to help our clients navigate what is a complicated and changing topic. We’re therefore forming partnerships with relevant experts to provide our clients with advice and guidance on how they might help tackle climate change.

Find out more about our approach to Green Lending 

Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Over-18s only. Terms and conditions apply.

You may not be eligible for all Coutts mortgage solutions. Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Subject to status.


UNITED NATIONS PRINCIPLES FOR RESPONSIBLE BANKING

Our parent company NatWest Group is one of the founding signatories of the UN Principles for Responsible Banking. This means it has committed to strategically align its business with:

Find out more about NatWest Group’s approach to sustainable banking and read about its support for the UN Sustainable Development Goals.
 

 

 

 

 


UNITED NATIONS PRINCIPLES FOR RESPONSIBLE BANKING

Our parent company NatWest Group is one of the founding signatories of the UN Principles for Responsible Banking. This means it has committed to strategically align its business with:

Find out more about NatWest Group’s approach to sustainable banking and read about its support for the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

 


GREEN LENDING


We’ve set ourselves ambitious targets to reduce the impact our lending has on the environment and ensure it contributes towards achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement. This includes working towards having 50% of our mortgage book secured against homes with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rated C or above by 2030.

Our approach to green lending aims to help our clients reduce their own impact on the environment, and to potentially reward their positive action. For example, our Green Mortgages could provide a fee refund for clients purchasing an energy efficient property or upgrading their current home to make it more eco-friendly.

We recognise there’s a need for independent and expert advice to help our clients navigate what is a complicated and changing topic. We’re therefore forming partnerships with relevant experts to provide our clients with advice and guidance on how they might help tackle climate change.

Find out more about our approach to Green Lending

Your home or property may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage. Over-18s only. Terms and conditions apply.

You may not be eligible for all Coutts mortgage solutions. Security may be required. Product fees may apply.

INVESTING RESPONSIBLY

We invest responsibly, with integrity and purpose across all our investment products to help protect the future while paving the way to long-term, sustainable wealth. That means our clients are too. 

THREE KEY FACTS:

1.

Our approach to responsible investing involves embedding it into every single aspect of how we handle our client portfolios and funds. We don’t offer one standalone sustainability product. It’s central to all our products and underpins every investment decision we make.

 

2.

We have introduced a number of important exclusions from our portfolios and funds which means we now do not invest in companies overly involved in high impact fossil fuels.

 

3.


We have signed up to the UN-backed Principles of Responsible Investment. This leading body conducts an annual, independent assessment of our responsible investing practices, and we have scored extremely highly – in line with or ahead of the wider industry.

 

READ our report on the power of sustainability

 

OUR PRINCIPLES AND POLICIES

From animal testing to the Modern Slavery Act, from human rights to financial crime, we follow a clear environmental, social and ethical risk framework as set out by our parent company NatWest Group.

 

Download the relevant reports for more information

 

Electric Vehicles: CHARGING AHEAD to net zero

An innovative e-mobility offering from Coutts and Octopus Energy for businesses and clients.

Coutts are making it easier than ever before to make a positive difference to our environment. 

Coutts receives a fee from Octopus Energy for customers it introduces to them that subsequently purchase products or services from Octopus Energy, which will be passed back to you as a discount.

 

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