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 net zero carbon economy by providing financial offerings that have a positive impact on climate change and the environment.

Financing a greener economy by

Integrating climate considerations into our core business

Facilitating green bonds

Issuing green bonds

Investing in green bonds

Providing impact investment funds

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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Sustainable Finance: Full speed on green in first half of 2019 

The first half of 2019 offered several green milestones in Danske Bank and the industry as a whole – from record-setting green bond issuance and the rise of new green loan offerings, to moving one step closer to greener shipping.
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Framework for green loans and bonds

The financial sector has a role to play in creating a better environment by providing new funding solutions. For this reason, Danske Bank’s mortgage finance subsidiary has launched its first green mortgage bond, and the Danske Bank Group announces a new framework for its issuance of green loans and bonds.

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Investing in green bonds

Since 2015, we have invested more than DKK 3 billion in green bonds issued for large renewable energy projects and climate protection in Northern Europe. Green bonds represent a low-risk investment opportunity with competitive returns, and we evaluate new opportunities to invest in green bonds on an ongoing basis.

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

Read more about our Societal Impact strategy, related policies and governance, position statements and the international initiatives and standards we support.
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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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