Sustainable finance

Massive amounts of finance will be necessary for transitioning into more sustainable economies and societies.

Therefore, we consider the areas of financing and investing at the core of our efforts to advance sustainability. This means actively supporting our customers to achieve their sustainability ambitions and helping them navigate through these changing times by providing relevant products and advice. On this page, you can read more about the sustainable activities we finance and invest in and get the latest news and insights on sustainable finance.

Read the latest news and insights about sustainable finance

Danske Bank talent recognised for work with sustainability 

Last month, a new global equity fund, Danske Invest Global Sustainable Future, came to light. Now also one of the co-leads behind the fund has been recognised as a talent driving the sustainable agenda forward in the financial sector.
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Customers now able to invest their pension with an even stronger focus on sustainability

With the new solution, Danica Balance Sustainable Choice, Danica Pension’s about 800,000 customers can invest their pension savings with an even stronger focus on sustainability. 
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Green issuance underlines Nordic investors hunger for green

Green bond issuance from German Commerzbank got Nordic investors hooked beyond expectations, as the second largest participating region. The issuance underlines an increasing investor demand for supporting the green transition of society.
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Active ownership: Corona crisis puts the spotlight on social factors

The health and safety of employees has been important during the corona crisis – and Danske Bank’s new active ownership report outlines how social factors, corporate social responsibility and a robust business model now have greater significance for companies.
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Danske Bank launches a sustainable equity fund

The new equity fund, Danske Invest Global Sustainable Future, invests in companies leading the global transition to increased sustainability – a theme with substantial growth potential and attractive investment opportunities.
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Danske Bank supports green transition in developing countries

Danske Bank provides loans to the implementation of projects in developing countries in co-operation with the Danish Government. The funding aligns with our ambition to contribute to the green transition and sustainable growth.
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How we work with sustainable finance

Sustainable investing
Sustainable financing
Sustainable lending
Position statements
Sustainable investing

Sustainable investing

It is our mission to provide our clients with investment solutions that deliver competitive and long-term performance. It is an integral part of our commitment to sustainable investments, in which we engage with companies and integrate environmental, social and governance factors alongside financial factors in the investment process.

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Sustainable financing

Sustainable financing

We want to support inclusive economic growth and the transition to a low-carbon economy. We are fully committed to support the market for sustainable bonds, and green and sustainability-linked loans, by providing expertise and advice to issuers and investors.

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Sustainable lending

Sustainable lending

When we grant a loan to a customer, we enter into a long-term commitment. We carefully evaluate the customer’s financial situation to make sure that we understand it, and we offer loans that are suited to that customer’s needs and financial capacity. Besides considering the purpose for which the funds will be used, we also seek to integrate ESG considerations into credit granting on par with the assessment of financial key figures.

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Position statements
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Do you want to read more? Here you can find relevant reports about sustainable finance 

  • 28. aug 2020Active Ownership Report H1 2020
  • 23. jun 2020Our Sustainable Investment Journey 2020 English version
  • 01. jan 0001Danske Bank Green Bond Framework 2019
  • 01. jan 0001Green Bond Impact Report 2019
  • 05. feb 2020Sustainability Report 2019
  • 05. feb 2020Sustainability Fact Book 2019

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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Life at Danske Bank

Meet some of our cool colleagues and learn more about life at Danske Bank.
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