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Sustainable Banking

Sustainability is the new strategic imperative

Retooling the bank for sustainable lending

Banks that lead in sustainable finance will strengthen public trust, stay ahead of regulatory expectations and have significant growth opportunities.


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Sustainable strategy & governance

We advise on climate due diligence, carbon pricing and trading & offsets, and offer ESG training, in the drive toward a net zero enterprise.

ESG target operating model & data

We help our clients design and implement scalable solutions to support the growth of ESG data and use cases. Download the brochure.

Regulatory compliance & disclosures

We help clients navigate the complex and dynamic ESG landscape to demonstrate results amid increasing pressure from stakeholders and regulators.

New products & client engagements

We help develop and launch green and sustainable products for banks, and support their customers on their sustainability journey to safeguard their future growth.

What we think

Sustainable lending: an action plan for banks

Banks have an opportunity to finance the ESG agenda and help shape a fairer, greener and more resilient world.

APAC’s tech-first road to sustainable finance

Discover how the financial services industry in APAC can deliver a greater positive impact in our latest sustainable finance report.

UN Global Compact–Accenture CEO Study on Sustainability

Our CEO sustainability study is a call to action for leaders to address the urgent opportunities and challenges of the climate crisis.

Case studies

Sustainable banking: Leading the circular economy

We helped a major financial institution develop a strategic framework, set up an innovation lab and launch a circular economy credit platform.

Leaning into a sustainable future

We helped a global financial institution meet the new Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and build a culture of sustainability.

Frequently asked questions

Our leaders

Peter Beardshaw

Managing Director – Global Financial Services Sustainability Lead

Steven Smith

Managing Director – Strategy, Banking Sustainability Lead, North America

Nina Jais

Managing Director – Accenture Strategy, Global Financial Services Sustainability Lead