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Green Solutions

Barclays is dedicated to helping companies take action to address the environmental and sustainability challenges facing our planet. To this end, we offer a wide range of flexible financing and deposits to support your company's green agenda.

The environmental impact of climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing the world today.


Regulatory, reputational and commercial drivers are forcing businesses to engage with the significant risks and opportunities this presents.


Going green can help an organisation reduce costs, encourage innovation and differentiate itself from competitors.


At Barclays, we are committed to playing a leading role in the transition towards a sustainable environment and low carbon global economy.


To ensure clients have access to finance that places green principles at its core and provides clear, transparent guidance and accreditation, we have developed our market-leading Green Product Framework in conjunction with Sustainalytics, a leading global provider of environmental, social and corporate governance research and ratings.


This framework identifies projects and activities that have a positive environmental impact. These projects are eligible for Barclays green solutions financing options, including: Green Asset Finance, Green Loans, Green Deposits and Green Trade Loans.


Learn more about how we can support your green ambitions at barclayscorporate.com/green

Solutions to your objectives

  • Access flexible financing at competitive rates to support your business’s environmental and sustainable activities – plus deposit solutions to align your surplus capital with your green priorities
  • Fund a variety of green assets, projects, trading needs and innovation in areas from renewable energy to green transport to sustainable food production
  • Secure flexible funding at fixed or floating interest rates and with a choice of repayment structures
  • Funding will be assessed against our Barclays Green Product Framework developed in partnership with Sustainalytics1^.

What can green solutions do for your business?

  • Enable you to respond to the many regulatory, reputational and commercial pressures to take action on environmental issues
  • Provide flexible funding to enable the procurement of assets or the initiation of projects in line with your green agenda – while matching repayments to your cashflow cycles
  • Offer you a means of financing regular or one-off purchases of goods and raw materials – and also research and innovation
  • Could reduce your overall borrowing costs.

Find out more about Sustainalytics1^ – a leading provider of ESG and Corporate Governance research and ratings.

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When the major UK private company wanted to start introducing energy-efficient smart lighting to its warehouses, Green Asset Finance from Barclays was the ideal way to make it happen.



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Barclays Green Product Framework

1The Barclays Green Product Framework defines all eligible activities for financing. It has been carefully developed in collaboration with Sustainalytics, a leading provider of Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG) and corporate governance research and ratings.

Download the Barclays Product Green Framework (PDF 585KB)