Sustainable stories

Our colleagues support the Group’s mission to transition to a low-carbon economy through the work they do,  their volunteering efforts, and the every-day choices they make.

Sustainability manager Lily is helping the Scottish Widows pension scheme make more sustainable investments.

Dan, a member of the Lloyds Banking Group Rainbow network


"I had my ‘oh crikey’ moment about the urgency of climate action in a pensions team meeting. As a 90s kid, the need to look after people and our planet had made an appearance throughout my education; I can talk about recycling in three languages and have been volunteering in a local charity shop since I moved to Scotland.
 

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Naomi, Head of Property Design, talks about her role in reducing the Group's carbon footprint.


"I’ve led our property design team for almost a year now, and it’s a job I really love.I get a lot of fulfilment from our purpose to reduce the carbon footprint of our buildings and support our colleagues to make sustainable changes.

I’ve made some new habits of my own recently, like taking the train rather than flying and eating less meat. This job lets me multiply the potential impact of those actions by 65000 by supporting others to make changes to how they live and work.
 

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Charlotte was happy to have been able to switch to a more sustainable pension.

Dan, a member of the Lloyds Banking Group Rainbow network


"When it comes to tackling the climate crisis, at Lloyds Banking Group we understand that each small change we make today can have a positive impact in the future.

That’s why, as part of our own commitment to reducing the way we finance carbon by more than 50% by 2030, we’re challenging companies we invest in right now to adopt cleaner, more sustainable business practices.

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