Sustainability

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Banking on Green

As a global corporate citizen we take responsibility in the fight against global warming and improve our eco-balance goal orientedly. Sustainable action has been central to the business dealings of the Deutsche Bank for many years
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Environmental Commitment
Climate change is an issue of paramount importance to both business and society. To combat climate change, Deutsche Bank is committed to continuously improving its ecological footprint and to contributing its own special know-how as a financial services provider. more

Our Climate Strategy

Driven by our vision to become one of the leading companies world-wide in the area of climate protection, Deutsche Bank created a Group-wide, cross-divisional Environmental Steering Committee (ESC) headed by Caio Koch Weser, Vice Chairman of Deutsche Bank Group, in 2007. The ESC is supported by the Climate Change Advisory Board, a board of experts from business, politics and academia. Deutsche Bank's climate strategy is an essential part of our future-oriented, sustainable business strategy. more

Social Issues
Attending to social needs is an integral part of Deutsche Bank's business philosophy. As an employer of more than 80,000 people coming from over 145 nations and an active player in more than 70 countries we value the differences that generate value for all our stakeholders. more

Our Sustainability-Management-System
Sustainability is not only a question of attitude and behaviour of individuals. In multinational companies, clearly defined processes are also needed to ensure sustainability is made an integral part of business strategies and incorporated into internal guidelines. We have consistently implemented these processes, and therefore rank among the leading banks of the world in the area of sustainable operations. more

Governance
Large organizations such as ours need well-defined procedures to support the bank's overall objective - to be competitive and profitable, and to grow. Protecting our reputation and preserving our integrity are of vital importance. To ensure that sustainability-related principles are incorporated into our day-to-day business, Deutsche Bank has set high standards. more

Sustainability Ratings and Indices
Analysts and investors increasingly base their recommendations and investment decisions on ratings that take into account not only financial indicators, but also environmental, social, and governance aspects. more
Solar Impulse



Around the world in 30 days. Just powered by the sun more

Greentowers


The greatest refurbishment of a building undertaken in Europe will create one of the most eco-friendly high-rise buildings in the world more

Banking & Investments



Invest in future. With green products from Deutsche Bank more

Facts and Figures
  • Since 2008, Deutsche Bank has met all electricity needs in Germany, Italy, Belgium, the U.K. and Switzerland with renewable supplies
  • In 2009, Deutsche Bank has reduced its CO2 emissions by more than 20 percent
  • From 2013 onwards, Deutsche Bank's operational business activities will be climate-neutral
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Last Update: August 14, 2012
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