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Corporate Governance

We work continually to improve corporate governance, and once a year we publish a report on our compliance with the recommendations on good corporate governance made by the Danish Committee on Corporate Governance and the Danish Bankers Association. 

Reports and documents

  • 02. feb 2023Corporate Governance Report 2022
  • 02. feb 2023Risk Management 2022
  • 02. feb 2023Rules of Procedure - Board of Directors and Executive Leadership Team
  • 27. maj 2021Articles of Association of Danske Bank A/S – April 2021
  • 31. jan 2022Data Ethics Principles
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Danske Bank fosters a strong compliance culture in order to ensure its integrity and to maintain the trust of our customers and society at large. We do this through the effective management of compliance risks, which entails compliance responsibilities for all employees.

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Fighting financial crime

At Danske Bank, we are committed to fighting financial crime.

Continuing to strengthen and improve our efforts to preserve the integrity of our business and uphold our societal responsibility is a key priority for us.
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Our policies guide and govern how we conduct our business and engage with customers, colleagues and society in general. Our policies apply to all employees across Danske Bank.
  • 04. jan 2023Sustainable Finance Policy
  • 16. dec 2022Responsible Investment Policy
  • 02. okt 2022Diversity and Inclusion Policy
  • 28. sep 2022Conflict of Interest Policy
  • 22. sep 2022Whistleblowing Policy
  • 11. maj 2022Compliance Policy
  • 04. maj 2022Financial Crime Policy
  • 17. mar 2022Code of Conduct policy
  • 01. mar 2022Tax Policy
  • 03. feb 2022Remuneration Policy
  • 19. maj 2021Stakeholder Policy


Our Remuneration Policy reflects the objectives of good corporate governance and sustained, long-term value creation for shareholders.

In our remuneration report, we describe the principles for remuneration at Danske Bank. The full remuneration of the members of the Executive Leadership Team depends on Danske Bank's performance, while the Board of Directors' remuneration is fixed.
  • 02. feb 2023Remuneration Report 2022
  • 03. feb 2022Remuneration Policy
  • 01. maj 2022Remuneration to Material Risk Takers 2021

Reporting and auditing

We publish our annual report and three interim reports in English and excerpts from these reports in Danish. Read about the legal foundation for our reports as well as information about the roles and division of responsibilities between internal and external auditing at Danske Bank.

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