Triodos Bank UK has been named Best Ethical Financial Provider at the British Bank Awards for the third consecutive year.

The awards are determined by customers’ reviews and feedback on the Smart Money People website, with over 150,000 people contributing to this year’s awards.

In their reviews, customers highlighted Triodos Bank’s ethical credentials, its customer service and the ease of managing their money through the banking app or online.

Triodos Bank UK was a finalist in seven further categories, including Best British Bank, Best Banking App, Customer Service Champion, Best Current Account Provider, Best Investments Provider, Best Savings Provider and Treating Customers Fairly.

Bevis Watts, chief executive of Triodos Bank UK, said: “Our customers are real advocates for Triodos and what we stand for - offering sustainable financial products and excellent customer service, all while influencing the banking sector to become more transparent, diverse and sustainable. Once again, they’ve gone above and beyond to vote for us and we’re proud to be recognised as Best Ethical Financial Provider and shortlisted in eight categories. A big thank you to them for their continued support.”

Triodos Bank focuses on making money work for positive change and uses customers’ deposits to provide a range of finance and tailored support to progressive companies, social enterprises and charities making an impact, both from an environmental and social perspective. The range of services includes current accounts, investments and savings.

The British Bank Awards are now in their tenth year. Triodos has been named a winner across a variety of categories at every awards since 2020.

Jacqueline Dewey, CEO of Smart Money People, said: “Triodos Bank’s dedication to purpose-driven banking underlines why it has won best ethical financial provider for the third year running. Our reviews consistently highlight Triodos' transparent practices, genuine commitment to sustainability, and robust support for socially responsible initiatives. Whether investing in renewable energy projects or championing fair trade, Triodos garners praise for aligning its business with ethical values. Congratulations Triodos Bank.”

Triodos has its UK headquarters in Bristol and serves thousands of customers online. The bank has operated in the UK for nearly 30 years and remains committed to putting customer interests and needs at the heart of operations.

Triodos is a certified B Corporation and has been rated Best Buy in the Ethical Consumer rankings and named as an Eco Provider by Which? Money.

Smart Money People is the UK’s most comprehensive financial services review site, helping people make smarter buying decisions and financial companies to create better outcomes for their customers.


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    About Triodos Bank  

    Founded in 1980, Triodos Bank has become a frontrunner in sustainable banking globally. As an independent bank that promotes responsible and transparent banking, it does not see any conflict between a focus on people and the planet and a good financial return. Instead it believes that they reinforce each other in the long-term.   

    Triodos Bank has banking activities in the Netherlands, Belgium, the UK, Spain and Germany as well as Investment Management activities based in the Netherlands but active globally. Triodos Bank co-founded the Global Alliance for Banking on Values (GABV), a network of sustainable banks. Together these banks want to grow sustainable banking and its impact on the real economy substantially.  

    Triodos Bank UK Ltd is a wholly owned subsidiary of Triodos Bank NV. Registered Office: Deanery Road, Bristol, BS1 5AS. Registered in England and Wales Company No. 11379025. Authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority under registration number 817008. VAT reg no 793493383.