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For a global bank like Deutsche Bank, which operates in 72 countries, climate change is of paramount importance, not just for the sustainability of the business, but for the sustainability of society as a whole.


Deutsche Bank Asia as a global citizen has a shared responsibility to combat climate change and efforts are being made across all countries in this region in which we operate to improve our ecological footprint. Acting sustainably is firmly embedded as an integral part of our corporate strategy and on a group-wide basis, the Bank plays a leading role in international emissions trading, in the financing of renewable energies and in the provision of sustainable investment products.


Deutsche Bank’s Environmental Commitment

Environmental sustainability is of vital importance to both business and society and Deutsche Bank Asia is committed to continuously improving our ecological footprint and to contributing our own special know-how as a financial services provider.

Learn more about Deutsche Bank‘s global environmental commitment

 

Highlights
  • Deutsche Bank plants 1,600 tress at Halgolla, Sri Lanka

    September 2013 | Sri Lanka

    As Sri Lanka’s contribution towards Deutsche Bank Asia Foundation’s 10,000 hands initiative to celebrate the tenth anniversary of Deutsche Bank Asia Foundation during September 2013, the Corporate Rsponsibility Team in Sri Lanka organised a ‘Tree Planting Project’ in Halgolla. more

  • July 2013 | Malaysia

    On June 18, 30 Deutsche Bank employees in Malaysia attended a presentation by Dr. Sundari Ramakrishna, Director of Conservation from World Wide Fund, Malaysia (WWF) on WWF’s efforts to enhance sustainability and heighten corporate awareness of its conservation projects for wild life, ecosystems and the environment.

  • Celebrating Van Mahotsav - tree planting drive at Deutsche premises

    July 2013 | India

    In celebration of Van Mahotsav, the annual tree-planting festival in India which is celebrated in the first week of July, a tree planting drive was held at Deutsche’s office at the Nirlon Campus on July 5. more

  • Deutsche Bank employees make donation to animal welfare charity

    March 2013 | India

    In March 2013, volunteers from DBOI Global Services in Jaipur, India, visited the charity Help in Suffering (HIS) which works with stray animals requiring care and medical attention. During the visit, the Deutsche team extended support to the good work done by the organization by donating animal feed. more

  • Deutsche Bank celebrates Earth Week 2013 in Philippines

    March 2013 | Philippines

    Over March 18 to 22, 2013, Deutsche Bank in Philippines celebrated Earth Week 2013 – an annual bank-wide event aimed at raising employee awareness of current environmental issues. more

  • DBOI Global Services organizes animal healthcare camp

    March 2013 | India

    On March 16, 2013, the DBOI Global Services team in India collaborated with the animal welfare charity Compassion Unlimited Plus Action (CUPA) and veterinarians from the Karnataka Animal Husbandry Department to organize an animal healthcare camp in Banavadi, Magadi Taluk, approximately 70km from Bangalore. more

  • Raptor Watch 2012 – Tanjung Tuan, Port Dickson

    March 2012 | Malaysia

    On March 10, in conjunction with Earth Week, 54 corporate volunteers and their family members travelled to Tanjung Tuan, Port Dickson which is located along the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia, to experience ‘Raptor Watch’. more

  • Deutsche Bank constructs a water filtration plant for 1,000 villagers

    February 2012 | Pakistan

    In June 2010, severe floods hit many parts of Pakistan leaving hundreds of villages completely submerged and destroyed. A year on, once the water levels had receded, ground realities were clearer as to how much damage had been done and what were the areas that required urgent attention. more

  • Deutsche Bank Hong Kong hiked for a green cause

    January 2012 | Hong Kong

    Saturday, 14 January started bright and early for 36 Deutsche Bank Hong Kong staff who were about to embark on the annual Green Power Hike. Deutsche Bank sponsored a total of nine teams (four participants in each) - three teams in each of the 10 kilometres, 25 kilometres and 50 kilometres categories. more

  • Rice Paddy Farming in the New Territories, Hong Kong

    November 2011 | Hong Kong

    At the “Rice Paddy” programme held on November 26, 30 Deutsche Bank volunteers helped in the rice harvesting and straw man making workshop. more

  • Deutsche Bank awarded "Low-Carbon Pioneer" by China Academy of Social Sciences and 21st Century Business Herald

    November 2011 | China

    Deutsche Bank has been named a "Low-Carbon Pioneer" in a sustainability initiative survey jointly conducted by China Academy of Social Sciences Urban Development and Environment Research Center and the 21st Century Business Herald. more

  • Deutsche Bank cleans up Powai Lake

    September 2011 | India

    The Powai Lake Clean Up and Nature Trail on 12 September organized by the CSR team in Deutsche Bank Operations International in Mumbai, India under the aegis of Young Environmentalists Programme Trust, exemplified the passionate spirit of our corporate volunteers for the environment. more

  • Deutsche Bank employees ‘play with clay’ to strengthen environmental awareness

    September 2011 | India

    A unique ‘Play with Clay’ workshop, aimed at strengthening awareness of eco-friendly practices, was organized by our CSR team in Deutsche Bank Operations International in Mumbai, India on 23 August. 65 Deutsche Bank employees, including senior management, participated in pottery and idol making under the guidance of Young Environmentalists Programme Trust. more

  • Development vs. Ecology: GreenKarbon National Debate generates heat and light

    September 2011 | India

    On a sultry Friday evening, nearly 500 people from diverse backgrounds – students, professionals, journalists, bankers, conservationists and wildlife enthusiasts – poured into that bastion of learning, St. Xavier’s auditorium in Mumbai for the GreenKarbon debate on the Proposition: "This House believes that exaggerated ecological and climate change concerns are impeding India's economic growth." more

  • Deutsche Bank cleans up the green lung of Hong Kong

    September 2011 | Hong Kong

    Over the past 25 years, Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup has become the world’s largest volunteer effort for ocean health. Nearly nine million volunteers from 152 countries and locations have cleaned 145 million pounds of trash from the shores of lakes, streams, rivers, and the ocean on just one day in September annually. more

  • Solar power for under-resourced schools in Qinghai province, China

    June 2011 | China

    Qinghai province in northwest China is the fourth largest province in China and one of the poorest. Many rural schools have no electricity - making access to computer literacy difficult. more

  • Mangrove restoration at Sirindhorn International Environmental Park, Thailand

    June 2011 | Thailand

    On 11 June 2011, 82 staff volunteers from Deutsche Bank Bangkok and their family members traveled three hours by coach to Petchaburi, a province located in the south of Bangkok to take part in a mangrove restoration project at Sirindhorn International Environmental Park. more

  • Recycling initiatives for DB Taiwan during Earth Week

    April 2011 | Taiwan

    To celebrate Earth Week and to build on the bank's commitment to the environment, DB Taiwan embarked on a local CSR endeavor by organising a week-long recycling event among all staff to collect donation of clothing and blanket, stationeries, toys and games, small electrical appliances, and books for children - items which may be deemed easily available to us, but not for those underprivileged living in the remote parts of Taiwan deprived of such necessities. more

  • Mangrove restoration initiatives in Malaysia

    April 2011 | Malaysia

    On 26 March 2011, in conjunction with Earth Week, 77 staff volunteers from Deustche Bank Malaysia planted more than 100 mangrove seedlings at the Kuala Selangor Nature Park. Their efforts follow a similar initiative in 2010 where tree-planting was carried out around the coastal areas near Sepang. more

Deutsche Bank‘s Environmental Commitment

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