Our values and ethics have always been more than just words

At The Co-operative Bank we've put our ethics into action for 150 years. Not because we've been told to, but because it's the right thing to do. 

Join the only UK bank with a customer-led Ethical Policy and have a say in where your money goes. 

The Co-operative Bank's Ethical Policy

Bank of England base rate change

On 4 August 2022, the Bank of England base rate increased from 1.25% to 1.75%. Find out more

Celebrating 150 years of ethical banking

and we're not stopping here. Since 1872, we’ve been putting our principles into action. Read our story

Our Ethical Policy, refreshed

In our latest Ethical Policy we outline our commitments to the planet, its people, and our communities, which has been shaped by over 370,000 customer responses since 1992.

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We stand with the people of Ukraine

The Co-operative Bank will work closely with our customers, colleagues and partners to support those in need.

Read our position on Ukraine in full
Homes for Ukraine scheme

Find out more about our Credit Cards

Learn more to help choose your ideal credit card

Our range of credit cards can help you spread the cost of a big purchase, consolidate existing debt, as well as manage everyday spending. Check your eligibility and compare our credit cards online today. Subject to status and eligibility.

Mortgages with the original ethical bank

Mortgages with the original ethical bank

Whether you're looking to take that first step, plan your next move, or find a new mortgage deal, your search starts here. Get started with our free Mortgage in Principle and Advice Service. T&Cs and eligibility apply. For every eligible mortgage sold through us, we donate £5 to Centrepoint (Terms apply).

Energy crisis

Energy bills on your mind? We’re here to help

We’re here to offer you support and guidance on how to manage your bills; helping you to plan your payments, or point you in the right direction of independent services.


Winners of Best Service from a Business Bank and Best Charity Banking Provider

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Ethical then. Ethical now. Ethical always.

We are guided by a unique, customer-led Ethical Policy that shapes how we do business. Our values and ethics have always been more than just words. We are serious about taking our commitments off the page and putting them into action, and campaigning on the issues that matter to you.

Our charity partners

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