NatWest Group and COP26

We were excited to be a Principal Partner for COP26 and to support the UK Government in the delivery of a successful COP26.

COP 26 Highlights

COP26 brought the world together to seek solutions to the climate challenges we face and as the principal banking partner, we were there to show the role the finance industry has to play in tackling those challenges and support our customers in the transition to net zero.  


Watch our highlights.


Why we sponsored COP

Hear from our CEO Alison Rose on why it was so important for NatWest Group to sponsor COP 26 and how tackling climate change is at the core of the bank’s purpose.

How do we tackle climate change?

We are proud to be one of the principal partners of the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26). Find out how we’re supporting our customers, through our products & partnerships, to tackle the climate challenge.



COP26 Principal Partners online discussion

We hosted a virtual event with CEO Alison Rose and senior leaders from the other COP26 Principal Partners, alongside the Government’s UK Net Zero Business Champion, Andrew Griffith MP, to discuss the role that business can play in helping to tackle climate change. 
You can watch it here.

Hear from our customers

Hear how we're helping customers realise the potential that tackling climate change can create for their business and their communities.

Find out more about our climate targets and policies

Read about our latest climate news and announcements

Sustainable businesses awarded £200k at COP26

Three businesses were awarded prizes as well as the opportunity to pitch at COP26.

05 Nov 2021

Home is where the Heat is

The Sustainable Homes and Buildings Coalition has launch first ‘Home is where the Heat is’ Report

21 Oct 2021

NatWest pledges £100bn of Climate and Sustainable Funding and Financing

NatWest targets £100 billion of Climate and Sustainable Funding and Financing for its customers

13 Oct 2021

NatWest to launch free carbon footprint tracker to app users

NatWest has today announced the introduction of a new carbon footprint tracking feature for its mobile app to help customers reduce the climate impact of their spending.

12 Jul 2021