External Assurance

NatWest Group plc appointed Ernst & Young LLP (EY) to provide independent assurance over certain sustainability metrics, indicated with (*) in the NatWest Group’s 2021 Strategic Report, the 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Supplement, and the 2021 Climate-related Disclosures Report. The assurance engagement was planned and performed in accordance with the International Standard on Assurance Engagements (UK) 3000 (July 2020) Assurance Engagements Other than Audits or Reviews of Historical Financial Information (“ISAE (UK) 3000 (July 2020)”). An assurance report was issued and is available at natwestgroup.com. This report includes further details on the scope, respective responsibilities, work performed, limitations and conclusion.

EY independent assurance statement (PDF 10MB)

More data and disclosure regarding our assured metrics can be found in our Basis of Reporting 2021 (PDF 174KB)