NatWest Group becomes ‘UK’s first’ bank to join the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials

The initiative enables financial institutions to assess and disclose greenhouse gas emissions of loans and investments

NatWest Group has become the 'UK's first' major bank to join a global initiative, which enables financial institutions to assess and disclose greenhouse gas emissions of loans and investments.

The 'Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials' programme currently includes nearly 70 banks and investors from five continents.

The first step of the collaboration will see participants assess climate-related risks of the financial activities, set targets in line with the Paris Climate Agreement and develop effective strategies to decarbonise the global economy.

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