Measuring, evaluating and managing corporate responsibility
Clients, investors and society demand transparent corporate policies and actions. Sustainability ratings and indices assess corporate achievements in environmental, social and governance areas and serve clients and investors who consider social and environmental aspects in their decisions. We set great store by our standing in relevant ratings and indices and our sustainability performance has been assessed regularly by recognized independent authorities in recent years. We have also received numerous awards for social responsibility.
To ensure effective implementation of our sustainability strategy and to control eco-efficiency measures, Deutsche Bank uses a comprehensive Sustainability Management System, among other controls. We regularly gather relevant consumption data in order to analyze environmental performance and understand how to improve.
Our annual Global Impact Tracking (GIT), rolled out in 2012, evaluates whether our investments are aligned with our goal of building social capital. The tool was set up to assess the impact of our programs and systematically collect feedback from our community partners.
Sustainability management and environmental data collection
Deutsche Bank uses a sustainability management system – among other tools – to implement our sustainability strategy and manage eco-efficiency measures effectively. The system collects all relevant consumption figures continually in a global database so we can analyze the data and identify potential for optimization.
Measuring Impact – from setting to assessing goals
Our annual global Impact Tracking (GIT), rolled out in 2012, evaluates whether our investments are aligned with our strategic objectives. The tool was set up to assess the impact of our programmes and systematically collect feedback from our community partners.
Sustainability ratings and indices – Creating transparency for investors
Deutsche Bank has been included in leading sustainability indices for many years. This acknowledges our commitment and sends important signals to our target groups. For example, our company is in the top ten percent of financial service providers in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI).
We can only meet the expectations of our stakeholder groups and earn a good assessment by comprehensively integrating sustainability principles into the strategic orientation, corporate management and core business activities of the Bank.
Deutsche Bank is holding its own in the most important sustainability indices
A continuing focus on sustainability earned Deutsche Bank a place in the CDP Climate Performance Leadership Index (CPLI) for the second time in 2013. The CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project) is a non-profit organisation that asks the largest stock exchange listed companies to publish their greenhouse gas emissions every year. With a score of 91 (out of 100 possible) points in the disclosure category and an A rating in evaluation of performance (on a scale of A to E) with reference to the criteria of the CDP, Deutsche Bank is one of 75 companies worldwide that are listed in the CPLI.
With its listing in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices – a leading group of global equity indices that take environmental and social criteria into account in addition to economic aspects – Deutsche Bank has reinforced its position among the top ten percent of companies in the financial sector on its sustainability performance. Deutsche Bank remains the only German bank listed on both the DJSI Europe and World indices since they were launched in 1999.
Deutsche Bank has also once again been listed in the FTSE4Good Index. To be included in this index published by the London Stock Exchange, companies have to meet stringent requirements relating to the environment and climate protection, human and labour rights and anti-corruption.
Deutsche Bank has been listed from the outset in the STOXX Global ESG Leaders Index, which is published by Deutsche Börse and the STOXX Indices. Deutsche Bank has also been able to achieve positive results in other leading sustainability ratings. Among other things, we succeeded in improving our results in the ranking of the international research agency Sustainalytics and were once again accorded prime status in the Oekom Corporate Responsibility Review 2013. Oekom Research is one of the world’s leading rating agencies in the field of sustainable investments.
Deutsche Bank is assessed amongst others by the
following sustainability organizations:
|CDP (on a scale from 0 to 100/from A to E)||100/Band B||92/Band B||91/Band A|
|oekom research (on a scale from A+ to D-)||C/Prime||C/Prime||C/Prime|
|RobecoSAM (on a scale from 0 to 100)||72||70||78|
|Sustainalytics (on a scale from 0 to 100)||67||62||61|
The Secretaries’ Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships
Deutsche Bank received the Secretaries’ Award for Public-Philanthropic Partnerships for its project NYC Housing and Neighborhood Recovery Donor Collaborative. The goal of the collaborative is to provide funds to build capacity among NYC’s nonprofits and to increase local knowledge about how to prepare for future climate events.
Builders of the New New York Award
The New York Immigration Coalition honored Deutsche Bank with a 2014 Builders of the New New York Award in recognition for its ongoing commitment to New York’s immigrant community, particularly for Anchoring Achievement in Mexican Communities, an education initiative.
McNulty Prize 2014
Investing in the Future & Drivers of Change awards 2014
Patron of the Arts Award 2014
Patron of Heritage Art Award 2014
The Arts & Business Awards 2014
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum Patrons of the Arts Awards 2012
For its contribution to the Art in Dubai 2012, Deutsche Bank was honored by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum Patrons of the Arts Awards and recognized as “Supporter of the Art”.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum Patrons of the Arts Awards 2013
For the fourth year Deutsche Bank has been honored as "Patron of the Art" by HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum for its contribution to the Art in Dubai.
Annual Multimedia Award 2013
Deutsche Bank won silver in two categories at the Annual Multimedia Award 2013. Deutsche was honored for its pass-on-your-passion website in the “Microsite” category and for its Art Works App in the category “Mobile Apps”.
Charity Times Awards 2012
Playing Shakespeare with Deutsche Bank has been highly commended as "Corporate Social Responsibility Project of the Year" at the Charity Times Awards 2012. The project introduces young people from schools across London to Shakespeare’s plays.
JAXUSA Partnership Industry Leader Award
The JAXUSA Partnership, Jacksonville and Northeast Florida's regional economic development initiative, honored Deutsche Bank with the JAXUSA Partnership Industry Leader Award for its outstanding business performance and corporate citizenship engagement in this region.
Platinum Award for Payroll Giving 2012
The UK government awarded Deutsche Bank one of the first Platinum awards for payroll giving, which recognizes Deutsche Bank’s commitment to supporting employees' engagement and donations.
Econ Award 2012
The CSR Report 2011 and the CSR Webspecial are nominated for the Econ Award 2012.
The Deutsche Bank program "Greentowers" won the immobilienmanager.AWARD in the category "Sustainability".
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