Deutsche Bank's units and foundations worldwide
Deutsche Bank’s corporate citizenship activities are brought to life in its regional units and endowed foundations. Their initiatives ensure that social capital is built in all regions in which the bank operates.
Deutsche Bank Foundation
Deutsche Bank Foundation focuses its support on educational, social as well as art & music projects. The main objective of the foundation is to encourage young people to realize and develop their full potential and to promote equality of opportunity for the disadvantaged. The foundation’s Alfred Herrhausen Fund supports initiatives aimed above all at improving the career prospects of disadvantaged young people.
Endowment funds: € 139.0 mn.
Commitments 2012: € 3.6 mn.
Corporate Citizenship UK
Deutsche Bank Corporate Citizenship UK cooperates with regional non-profit partners and focuses its support primarily on projects that help disadvantaged young people reach their full potential, with particular emphasis on education attainment and employability skills. In addition, a wide range of volunteering and fundraising activities are organized every year, in which employees can participate.
Successor to the charity program of Morgan Grenfell, Ltd.
Commitments 2012: € 4.3 mn.
£1,65 mn. raised by employees and the bank for the Charities of the Year 2012.
Deutsche Bank Asia Foundation
The foundation is committed to improving and sustaining the livelihoods of vulnerable communities in Asia. Working in partnership with non-government organizations and foundations, and in concert with community leaders, project facilitators, and staff volunteers, a variety of educational and innovative outreach programs have been successfully implemented across the region.
Commitments 2012: € 3.0 mn.
10th anniversary of Deutsche Bank Asia Foundation in 2013.
Deutsche Bank Middle East Foundation
Deutsche Bank’s Middle East Foundation is the latest initiative to join the family of the bank’s foundations in Asia, Africa and the Americas. It focuses on funding investments in education, community development, sustainability, and volunteering in the Middle East North Africa region. The foundation also carries out culture events and is a great supporter of the regional art scene.
Commitments 2012: € 0.3 mn.
Transatlantic Outreach Program (TOP)
Transatlantic Outreach Program is a joint initiative of Germany’s Department of Foreign Affairs, the Goethe Institute, Robert Bosch Foundation, and Deutsche Bank. The program is targeted at American social studies educators and curriculum supervisors to strengthen their knowledge on modern Germany. TOP provides study tours to Germany, in-service teacher training workshops, as well as (Web-based) teaching materials for all levels.
Endowment funds: € 2,7 mn.
Förderungen 2012: € 150.000
3,000 educators attended 250 workshops in North America.
Deutsche Bank Americas Foundation
The Americas Foundation coordinates CR activities in the entire Americas region. Its program of loans, investments and philanthropic grants is designed to encourage sustainable community development, promote wider access to quality education, and provide steadfast support for the arts. The Foundation’s resources are complemented by the work of the Community Development Finance Group (CDFG) which makes loans and investments within low- and moderate-income communities. It is the center of competence for Deutsche Bank’s global social finance work. For over 20 years, the Federal Reserve Bank has consistently rated Deutsche Bank “outstanding” for its community reinvestment initiatives.
Successor to the Bankers Trust Foundation
Commitments 2012: € 7.0 mn.
US-$ 2.4 bn to improve the prospects of disadvantaged people since 1990.
Deutsche Bank South Africa Foundation
Deutsche Bank South Africa Foundation’s focus is on education and social investments, in particular orphaned and vulnerable children. The support ranges from early childhood development to tertiary education, including high school and university bursaries. On a smaller scale, art programs for young people are supported that aim to impart confidence through achievements in creative skills.initiatives.
Endowment funds: € 16.9 mn.
Commitments 2012: € 0.93 mn.
Historical Association of Deutsche Bank
The Historical Association of Deutsche Bank was founded as a non-profit organization dedicated to draw attention to the history of Deutsche Bank and the political, economic and cultural environment in which banks operate. It also pinpoints the interrelation between banking and pioneering innovations that sustainably influenced economic and social changes. The Historical Association addresses its publications, lecture series, and excursions on bank history to staff members and the interested public.
Number of members (end of 2012): 1,951
125 years of commitment of Deutsche Bank to Latin America.
Deutsche Bank Donation Fund
The Deutsche Bank Donation Fund in the Donors’ Association for German Science (Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft e.V.) promotes scientific research and teaching at both national and international level. The primary focus is on intensifying the dialog between the worlds of science and business.
Endowment funds: € 10.6 mn.
Commitments 2012: € 4.6 mn.
5th laureate of the Deutsche Bank Prize in Financial Economics is Raghuram G. Rajan.
Alfred Herrhausen Society
The non-profit Alfred Herrhausen Society is the international forum of Deutsche Bank. In focus are new forms of governance as a response to the challenges of the 21st century. It works with international partners and future decision makers, including policy, academia and business, to organize forums for discussion worldwide that are also accessible to a wide public audience. The society is dedicated to the work of Alfred Herrhausen, former spokesman of the Deutsche Bank board of directors, who advocated the idea of corporate responsibility in an exemplary manner until his assassination by terrorists in 1989.
Budget 2012: € 3,0 mn.
20th anniversary of Alfred Herrhausen Society in autumn 2012.