Find out who we're helping - and how.

Robert Owen statue re-installed outside our Manchester head office

We've been celebrating our co-operative roots with the re-installation of the Robert Owen statue outside our Manchester head office on 29 November 2018.

We're proud to have Robert Owen, known as the "Father of Co-operation" in front of the Co-operative Bank's head office as a symbol of our heritage and continued support of the co-operative movement. Here is Chief Executive, Andew Bester, welcoming the return of the statue with Ed Mayo, Secretary General of Co-operatives UK.

Find out more about Robert Owen

Centrepoint's Manchester Sleep Out 2018 supported by The Co-operative Bank

For the second year running we're helping to end youth homelessness by sponsoring Centrepoint's Sleep Out Manchester 2018.

Sleep Out Manchester is part of a series of fundraising events across the UK throughout November. Funds raised will allow Centrepoint to continue providing life changing opportunities and services for vulnerable young people.

Find out more about the Centrepoint Sleep Out

Duke of Cambridge honours young people at 2018 Centrepoint Awards

HRH The Duke of Cambridge celebrated the achievements of homeless young people at The Centrepoint Awards at Kensington Palace on Thursday 8 February 2018.

Now in its third year, The 2018 Centrepoint Awards was supported by The Co-operative Bank.

Read more about the 2018 Centrepoint Awards

Sponsors of Centrepoint's Manchester Sleep Out 2017

Centrepoint's Manchester Sleep Out on Thursday 19 October will see hundreds of people, including over 90 of our colleagues, swap their beds for sleeping bags to raise funds to tackle youth homelessness. #SleepOutMCR

We are sponsoring the Sleep Out, which is part of a national fundraising event across the UK throughout October and November. Funds raised will support Centrepoint's work with around 2,000 young people each year in Greater Manchester.

Read about the Centrepoint Sleep Out

Make money and make a difference with Good Money Week

Good Money Week (8-14 October) sponsored by The Co-operative Bank, brings together people from all walks of life and levels of income, financial advisers, charities, faith communities, student groups and financial institutions to help grow and raise awareness of the benefits of sustainable and ethical investment and finance.

Read about Good Money Week

25 years of making a difference

At The Co-operative Bank, we have always been driven by something different: an ethical approach to banking. It's why we were the first UK high street bank to introduce a customer-led Ethical Policy - a policy that's been shaped by over 320,000 customer responses since 1992.

Read about 25 years of ethics

Giving back to our community customers

Our Community Donation Fund helps charities and community groups that bank with us, like Stitches in Time, to fund vital projects.

Read about some recent beneficiaries

Helping children improve their confidence

Andrew Stavordale, one of our IT Project Managers, wanted to help school children feel more confident with numbers and their mental arithmetic skills. So he did something about it.

Read about Andrew Stavordale

99% of our electricity comes from renewable energy sources

In 2016, we sourced the vast majority of our electricity from renewable sources. Find out how we did this, and about our history of tackling climate change.

Read about us and renewables

We've offset over 100,000 tonnes of carbon

We go 'beyond carbon neutral.' Working with sustainable development experts ClimateCare, we offset whatever carbon we emit, plus 10% to tackle historic issues too. Though this, we support a diverse range of projects in Kenya, Ghana, Uganda and Cambodia.

Read about carbon offsetting

Protecting our environment

Our graduates embarked on a challenge to reclaim and rebuild Moston Fairway's marshland - helping to reduce wildlife decline in the area.

Read about Moston Fairway