Our Progress in 2020


 First Irish bank to pledge to operate as Carbon Neutral by 2030 using a net zero approach

Launched Ireland's first Green Bond

Achieved €1.46bn of green lending in 2020

Green Mortgage: 14% of new mortgage lending (2020)

Launched AIB Electric Vehicle proposition

Provided Sustainability linked loans

Published excluded lending activities list

Achieved CDP Climate A Leadership rating

Disclosures on TCFD and UNEP FI Principles for Responsible Banking

 Hosted fourth AIB Sustainability Conference as part of Ireland's Climate Finance Week (over 5,100 participants)

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In July 2021 we launched the Sustainable Lending Framework, which contains criteria by which we will categorise our green and transition lending to understand the impact of our lending on both the climate & society.

Our Progress in 2020

Material Topics


How We Reduced Our Emissions So Far


       AIB's Scope 1 & 2 emissions have reduced by 40% from 2014-2019

Year-on-year change. The above information excludes emissions from water supply, waste generation, business travel (incl. owned fleet), WTT, T&D, and commute activites.

For 2019, our GHG emissions were 29,269 tonnes of CO2e (most recent data available). 

Green Products

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Green Mortgage

Our Green Mortgage launched in Ireland in November 2019 as a key initiative to support customers who are dedicated to having a more energy efficient home. 

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Green Personal Loan

We’re lending today to save tomorrow. With a lower rate green personal loan from AIB, you can make your new car or home improvements a sustainable choice, helping to reduce emissions and fight climate change.

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Power of Zero with Nissan

The Power of Zero initiative offers you the opportunity to buy a new 100% Electric Nissan LEAF (both 40kW & 62kW models) with 0% finance and to avail of a free home charger and one year’s free servicing.

Green Bond Framework and Issuance

Green Bond Framework and Issuance

For each Green Bond issued, AIB asserts that it will adopt the ICMA Green Bond Principles: a set of voluntary guidelines that enable transparency and disclosure by clarifying the use and management of proceeds, project evaluation and selection, and reporting.

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Energy, Climate Action & Infrastructure

Projects in energy and infrastructure are key drivers for sustainable economic growth. The pace of change and complexity of these sectors requires a centre of excellence approach. We understand your needs and are ready to help. Find out more here.

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Click here to find out more about our Climate Action response from our 2020 Sustainability Report

Our Commitments & Progress









ESG Ratings

ESG Ratings

Related Codes & Policies

Related Codes & Policies

Our Strategy

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Economic and Social Inclusion

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Future-Proof Bank

Regulatory Information

Lending criteria, terms and conditions apply.  

Credit facilities are subject to repayment capacity and financial status and are not available to persons under 18 years of age. Security may be required.

Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. is an authorised agent and servicer of AIB Mortgage Bank in relation to the origination and servicing of mortgage loans and mortgages. Allied Irish Banks, p.l.c. and AIB Mortgage Bank are regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland.