Issues concerning the climate and sustainability have been in the spotlight throughout 2019, and some companies have committed to doing more to help tackle these issues. Gatehouse Bank is one of these companies.
Gatehouse Bank, climate action and sustainability
As one of the founding signatories of the United Nations Environment Program Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) Principles for Responsible Banking, Gatehouse Bank is committing to align with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement on climate change. As part of this commitment, they’ll be clear about the value of their products and services, and what they provide to society.
What does all of this mean? Put simply, it means that Gatehouse Bank is actively reviewing the impact it has on society and supporting changes to make the planet a better place for everyone, by playing their part to achieve a sustainable future for all.
Charles Haresnape, the CEO of Gatehouse Bank, had the following to say; “The Principles for Responsible Banking fit with the Bank’s ethical approach to finance and more importantly, will enable us to continuously review and develop our approach as a responsible provider.”
UNEP FI Principles for Responsible Banking
The Principles for Responsible Banking mark the beginning of a significant partnership between the global banking industry and the United Nations. Adhered to by a coalition of over 130 banks from around the world, with the combined members’ assets totalling a staggering $47 trillion.
Speaking at the Official Signing and Global Launch, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the following; “The Principles create the accountability that can realize responsibility, and the ambition that can drive action“.
Gatehouse Bank savings accounts at Raisin UK
Since June 2018, Gatehouse Bank has offered ethical savings accounts featuring competitive rates through our marketplace. Gatehouse Bank’s commitment to tackling issues such as climate change and sustainability further reinforces their status as an ethical bank.
You can easily apply for Gatehouse Bank savings accounts, as well as savings accounts from our other partner banks, by registering for a Raisin UK Account. It only takes a few minutes, and it’s free to register, and once you’ve registered for your account, you won’t need to fill in another application form to apply for a savings account through our marketplace.
This article may contain information about partner banks, savings accounts, rates and bonus offers which were correct at the time of publication on 20th December 2019.