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Sustainable Banking

We are building a more sustainable bank

Our Strategic Report 2017 Summary Report - A short overview of our approach and progress

We are listening and changing for the better.


Here are some of our key facts and figures.


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Our approach


Sustainable Banking at RBS 


We are building a more sustainable bank; a more
responsible company, doing business in a more
sustainable way.



Responsible business


To meet our wider societal obligations we must
continue to manage our operational impacts,
and contribute towards more sustainable growth.


Customer focused


We have a simple purpose to serve customers well.
This is at the core of our ambition to be number one
for customer service, trust and advocacy.



Working at RBS


Building an engaged, healthy and inclusive workforce
is crucial to our strategy.

Case studies


Telling our story of building a sustainable bank through the successes and experiences of our customers.

Awards and benchmarks


The selection of awards, recognition and benchmarks reinforce that we are determined to make a difference for our customers, businesses, communities and the environment.

Latest news

Q4 2016 RBS postcode lending

Lending data published today shows that RBS is a major supporter of the British economy.

Female entrepreneurs in South of England most likely to be labelled as ‘overbearing’, a ‘working mum’ or ‘ruthless’

NatWest research reveals 59 percent of female entrepreneurs in London have been branded with stereotypical gender labels when running their business.

The Start-up Loans Company joins forces with NatWest & Royal Bank of Scotland to fund British businesses

The Start Up Loans Company will join a handful of leading alternative finance firms in an exclusive partnership with a NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland programme designed to help businesses access alternative sources of finance.

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