Climate & Environment

Climate change is a global challenge that affects us all. It poses major environmental, economic and societal risks but also new business opportunities going forward. We want to help the societal transition towards a 0 net carbon economy by providing financial offerings that have a positive impact on climate change and the environment.

Danske Bank has signed TCFD

As part of facilitating the transition to a low carbon economy, Danske Bank is committed to supporting the recommendations of Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).
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Green, Social & Sustainability bonds

We are committed to support the market for Green, Social and Sustainability Bonds by providing expertise and advice to issuers and investors. As an active participant in the market, we provide a platform that supports the allocation of capital towards projects with an environmental or social benefit.

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Green bonds

Since 2014, we have invested almost DKK 2 billion of our own funds in green bonds issued for large renewable energy projects and climate protection. Green bonds represent an investment opportunity with a low risk and competitive returns while supporting the transition to a sustainable future. We have invested in bonds issued by Stockholm County Council, Nordic Investment Bank (NIB) and Berlin Hyp, amongst others, and we evaluate new opportunities to invest in green bonds on an ongoing basis.

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Impact investing

How you invest today, impacts the world of tomorrow. By investing in impact funds, customers support a sustainable development without compromising the opportunity for a financial return.

Parvest Aqua

 

 

Through the aqua fund, customers invest in companies developing solutions that will help secure water supply around the world. 

Parvest Climate Impact

Through the climate impact fund, customers invest in companies which develop solutions that support a sustainable development for the environment.

Carbon footprint measurements on selected Danske Invest funds

As signatory to the UN initiative "The Montreal Carbon Pledge", we are committed to measuring and publishing the carbon footprint of a selected range of our funds. 

See the results for 2017

Our position on climate change

Our Position Statements clarify our viewpoint on core sustainability themes and outline our expectations to companies we actively invest in and lend to within various sectors. 

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Our Climate strategy

We have been working to reduce our negative impact on the environment for many years. We developed our first climate strategy in 2007, and we update it regularly. 

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Societal Impact

We want to play an active role and make a positive impact in society by driving sustainable progress and using our expertise to make a positive difference.
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Our Approach

Our Societal Impact strategy sets the course for our ambition and our related policies govern our approach to conducting our business in a sustainable manner.
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Sustainable Business

Integrating sustainability in the way we do business is fundamental to drive sustainable progress and positive impact in society.
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