Sustainable workplace & culture

Fostering a sustainable workplace focuses on the physical, structural and cultural working environment that we provide for our employees.  

We have more than 20,000 colleagues and we are committed to creating an engaging, diverse and sustainable workplace in which we maintain a safe and healthy working environment, foster a culture of diversity and reduce our environmental footprint.  

 

Promoting a healthy working environment

We do our best to maintain a healthy and safe working environment. Our initiatives are intended to improve work/life balance and to promote physical and psychological well-being in the workplace. 

Learn more

Facts about our employees

20 % of our employees were below the age of 30 and 6 % were above the age of 60 in 2017. The average age was 42.

We achieved an Employee Engagement Index of 85.4 %
The average years of service was 12 in 2017. 

Diversity and inclusion

We promote diversity in our recruitment and succession processes and work towards specific targets, for example the percentage of women on the Executive Board and in management. Specifically, we want to increase the share of women at management level to 38-40% by 2020.

Our environmental footprint

We have implemented an environmental management system to minimise our CO2 emissions and manage our environmental impact as effectively as possible. Read more 

CO2 neutral since 2009
We have set a goal to reduce energy consumption 15 % from 2014 to 2018
All electricity consumption at Danske Bank premises is supplied by renewable energy
We have signed up to RE100 to underline our commitment to sourcing renewable energy
Second-best score in Carbon Disclosure Project among Nordic financial institutions in 2017

Carbon credits

The amount of CO2 Danske Bank cannot eliminate is neutralised by the purchase of CO2 credits. These credits originates from projects, where actual CO2 reductions are made, and they are all certified by the Gold Standard or equivalent international standards.

  • 05. feb 2009Wind power in Turkey
  • 05. feb 2009Rudaiciai Wind Power Park
  • 06. feb 2014Household biogas plants
  • 06. feb 2014Energy from rice husks

Apply

Take a look at the many exciting job openings across Danske Bank, sign up for our Job Agent or submit your CV to our CV base.
Read more

Careers

At Danske Bank, our employees support and share ambitions of our customers and the communities we are a part of.
Read more

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.
Read more