Backing your steps towards a more sustainable future
Australian farmers are actively exploring innovative, sustainable on-farm practices and technologies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to climate change and evolving customer expectations.
As Australia’s largest business lender, and a leading environmental financier, we’re supporting the transition to a low carbon economy and helping agribusinesses on their journey to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions and build resilience to climate change. That’s why we’re developing solutions to help our customers invest in practices that help to make their businesses more sustainable.
Why choose NAB?
Expert bankers, insights and understanding
We have specialist agribusiness bankers and have invested in targeted climate training from Melbourne Business School for bankers supporting customers to decarbonise and build climate resilience.
Aligning to international standards
A NAB Agri Green Loan is a tailored NAB business loan. It can be used to finance eligible activities that are aligned to the independent framework and categories set out under the Climate Bonds Standard Agriculture Criteria.
Leading by example
We’re making our own business more resilient and sustainable. We were the first Australian bank to be certified as carbon neutral in its operations in 2010. We were the first Australian issuer to issue a climate bond into the domestic market, and the first bank-issuer of a Certified Green Bond under the Climate Bonds Standard, in 2014.
What can I use a NAB Agri Green Loan for?
Agribusinesses can use a tailored NAB Agri Green Loan to invest in a range of eligible on-farm projects and practices.
Examples of activities which may be eligible for a NAB Agri Green Loan include:
Key loan features
Benefits of green projects
An investment in more sustainable practices supported by a NAB Agri Green Loan may help to:
For more details and to discuss whether your proposed project may be eligible, speak to your NAB Agribusiness banker.
How to apply
Speak to your NAB Agribusiness banker to find out if your project (or business) may be eligible for a NAB Agri Green Loan.
View more insights, including how other businesses are building resilience to climate related risk.
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Get in touch
Let us help with your business banking needs. Request a call back to chat to one of our agribusiness bankers.
Visit our business banking contact page for how-to-guides and FAQ’s, as well as contact numbers.
Talk to an agribusiness expert
We’ve got agribusiness bankers across the country. Find the locations and contact details for a banker near you.
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Prepared as at November 2022 and subject to change. These products are issued by National Australia Bank Limited (NAB). Applications for credit are subject to NAB’s eligibility, lending and credit approval criteria and security requirements. Terms and conditions apply to NAB products and are available upon request. Fees and charges are payable. You should consider the relevant Product Disclosure Statement or other disclosure document, available from NAB, before making any decisions regarding any product. A NAB Agri Green Loan may only be provided as a new NAB Business Markets Loan or new NAB Corporate Markets Loan. Target Market Determinations for these products are available at nab.com.au/TMD.