The Group's environmental efforts focus on the areas where we have identified the biggest impacts. In 2007, the Group implemented a climate strategy that has led to the achievement of carbon neutrality in December 2009. The Group reached carbon neutrality through reductions from energy consumption and investmenst in carbon credit every year since 2009. Environmental management system (EMS)
|Extend the EMS to Lithuania, with the appointment of a local environmental coordinator.
||An environmental coordinator was appointed in Lithuania in 2012.
Resource consumption and emissions
|Continue the risk assessment of suppliers managed by Group Procurement.
|In January 2012 the Group became a member of Ecolabelling Denmark's "We buy ecolabelled products" network. Through our membership, we will focus on purchasing an increasing number of ecolabelled products.
|Reduce the Group’s electricity consumption
by 20% from 2009 to 2014.
|We met the target two years ahead of schedule with a total reduction of
22% in 2012.
|Reduce the Group’s electricity consumption |
by 30% from 2009 to 2014.
|Set a new reduction target for CO2 missions
from air travel.
|This initiative was postponed because we need to evaluate current market trends and new business units before a realistic target can be set.
|Finland: Develop a plan to increase recycling
at the head office premises
|Waste was divided into three types (energy, bio and mixed) at all waste
points. Employee knowledge about recycling has improved.
|Initiate Waste Heat Recovery project in |
Haaga business premises.
|Ireland: Reduce electricity consumption by 10% from the 2010 level.
||Ireland reduced the electricity consumption by 17%.
||10% reduction in GHG emissions from the |
|Northern Ireland: Reduce electricity consumption by 10%from the 2010 level
||Northern Ireland reduced the electricity consumption by 14%.
||10% reduction in energy consumption (total kWh) from the 2012 level.|
|Norway: Achieve Eco-Lighthouse certification
of large business premises.
15 of 33 business premises were certified, including all large business premises except in Bergen.
|All business premises become Eco- |
|Sweden: Reduce electricity consumption by 10% from the 2011 level
||Sweden reduced the electricity consumption by 10%.
||Reduce electricity consumption by 10% |
from the 2012 level.
|Develop a plan for increased recycling at the headquarters of Danske Bank Finland.
Last updated on 7 February, 2013.