Integrating sustainability into the entire business
"At Danske Bank, we are committed to the development of a greener and more sustainable economy and have the ambition to take a leading role within sustainable finance. A key area to deliver on this ambition is to integrate sustainability in the development of services and products that we provide to our customers,” says Maria Simonson, Head of Group Societal Impact & Sustainability in Danske Bank, and continues:
“The Global Sustainable Future fund is a good example of how we make it easier for our customers to make more sustainable choices with their finances. I am very happy for the recognition that Martin and the team behind Global Sustainable Future has received. The award is also a recognition of the financial sector’s role for sustainable development.”
As part of the Better Bank plan towards 2023, Danske Bank Group has seven focus areas and targets for progress in terms of sustainability and societal impact. Read more here
Read more about the Sustain Awards 2020 (DK only)
Read more about Danske Invest Global Susainable Future
The jury behind the Sustain Awards 2020 and their reasoning for awarding Danske Bank talent's sustainability work
The winner is awarded for his work in showing how the financial sector can take responsibility for creating a more sustainable world. He has played a fundamental role in the development of his company's first active sustainable equity fund. He also played a key role in defining the company's process to evaluate and drive companies in a more sustainable direction.