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Environmental-Social-Governance assessment(ESG)

Danske Bank invites all its existing suppliers and suppliers participating in tender process to get screen their sustainability profile on an independent platform. Completing the assessment is free for the suppliers and once it is completed, the result remain in the ownership of the supplier.

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ESG assessment in 3 steps

  • As part of our Supplier due diligence process, Suppliers receive an invite to join the Integrity Next platform for ESG assessment. Invitation may come either from the platform itself ( or from Danske Bank in an embedded link. The platform is available in 11 languages. If you are not the right person to receive the invite, kindly contact your Danske Bank point of contact and we will resend the invite to the right person in your organization – or you can delegate the task within the platform after successful registration.

  • Upon receiving the invite, supplier is kindly required to register on the platform. Registration on the platform is free of charge for all Danske Bank suppliers. The Supplier is invited to answer questions on certain environmental, social and governance related topics. We kindly ask you to carefully read the questions and answer the questions to your best knowledge. Our aim is to have full visibility about our suppliers and if you have certain limitations, we are happy to support you as part of our vendor management framework. Should you have any questions after registration, please use the chat function on the platform or email to

  • Developing a sustainable business is a constant journey, therefore your result only reflects your the current sustainability status. You are kindly requested to keep your Integrity Next profile up-to-date with your sustainability updates or newly acquired certifications. The ownership of the result is yours and we encourage you to use it towards other customers as well to present your sustainability assessment results.
    Danske Bank is using the ESG assessment result in tender evaluation as well as in the ongoing contract management and supplier dialogue. 
    The result may come as green, amber or red. Green and amber means that you meet the sustainability requirements totally or with minor 
    improvement areas however if the result turns red, we will make an improvement plan to mitigate.