Supporting your climate ambitions

Green banking for businesses

Facing the climate challenge

We're here to support your business and your climate goals, as we all make the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Together for our planet

Businesses of all sizes are coming together and making a commitment to cut carbon emissions and protect the planet.

The campaign is run by the UK government, with support from green groups and partners. The first step is taking the climate pledge and joining us in the race to NetZero.

How we could help with your climate goals

Support for climate-focused businesses

Our Accelerator programme supports businesses to grow and scale.  At least 25% of our places are reserved for businesses with a green focus. The programme includes one-to-one coaching and learning/networking events with a connected community and industry partners. To enquire, email us.

Expert green guidance from Mentor

Mentor can offer expert guidance to help you reduce your environmental impact, keep up with government regulations and initiatives, and make your business more efficient.

*Mentor's services incur a cost.

Digital learning on climate with Business Builder

Business Builder is now offering climate focused learning to help you transition to Net Zero. Business Builder supports businesses and entrepreneurs at all stages. It's free and you don’t even have to be a Ulster Bank customer to join.

Charging ahead to net zero

We're working with Octopus Energy to help you find the right charging solutions for your electric vehicles.

The scheme includes discounts on charge points, installation services, access to flexible green energy tariffs, and more.

*We receive a fee from Octopus Energy for customers we introduce who go on to buy one of their products or services. 

Find tailored green business grants with Swoop

Looking for financial support to boost your climate ambitions? Swoop allows you to search through a range of grant providers, showing you options that could match your business needs.

Loans and finance for green ambitions

Our loan and finance options could help your business with its climate goals, from funding for renewable energy, to green technology and electric vehicles.

*Security and / or Director’s guarantee may be required. Product fees may apply. To apply you must be a UK resident aged 18 or over.

Funding for renewable energy

Our asset finance provider, Lombard, are experts in tailoring renewable energy asset finance solutions for businesses of all sizes.

*Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Finance is only available for business purposes. 

Funding for electric vehicles

We’re here to support your move to electric vehicles, whether you’re looking at company cars or other business vehicles. Our assert finance provider can help you explore your options.

*Security may be required. Product fees may apply. Finance is only available for business purposes.

Helpful climate resources

Green Personal Banking

Find out about green home grants, mortgages, energy saving tips and more in our Go Green hub

Environmental taxes and schemes

Stay informed about the government’s environmental taxes, reliefs and schemes for businesses here

Google’s carbon tracking tool 

Google’s Your Plan, Your Planet tool offers simple, personalised recommendations for how you can reduce your carbon footprint.


The trade association for wind power, wave power and tidal power industries in the United Kingdom.

Championing climate solutions

At Ulster Bank, we're setting ourselves the challenge to at least halve the climate impact of our financing activity by 2030.

Something else we can help you with?