Financing sustainable agriculture

We recognise that climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing the UK today. Because of this, sustainability is now a key part of our business strategy, and that of many of our customers and clients.

However, the transition to sustainable business practices can be challenging without support. We are committed to being a leading UK commercial bank for sustainable growth, helping our clients’ transition to sustainable business models and operations, and to pursue new clean growth opportunities.

Steps to Net Zero

To support you with the additional challenges brought by climate change, we have outlined the necessary steps in reducing your carbon footprint and how we can help you take them.

Read our steps to net zero 

Carbon calculators

There are several ways to measure your carbon footprint. Find the most appropriate tool for your farm.

Find your carbon calculator 

Sectors and insight

We've produced a report on agriculture’s transition to net zero, along with factsheets and technical notes to support sectors on their journey towards a low emissions future.

Read our sector support 

Soil Association Exchange

Soil Association Exchange is a free online platform that helps farmers and landowners holistically measure their farms environmental impact. Built with the input of hundreds of farmers, it can offer recommendations to boost your farm’s sustainability credentials and unlock the financial benefits that brings.

How Exchange can help you

Woodland Trust

We are helping to fund the Woodland Trust’s MOREwoods and MOREhedges schemes to help landowners plant trees and hedgerows as part of the transition to a low-carbon future.

More about the Woodland Trust

Get in touch

Get in touch

Contact a sector specialist to see how we can support your transition to net zero.

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