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Sustainability




As a large financial institution with activities across all economic sectors, our aim is to support our more than 3.2 million customers in their sustainability transitions. By providing finance when and where it is needed most, we can promote economic growth, jobs and prosperity while also enabling societies to transition to a more sustainable economy. 

Our three strategic focus areas provide the framework for how we aim to create lasting value for our customers, for our business and for society:


Strategic direction


We want to take responsibility for making a real difference in enabling this massive transition.

Carsten Egeriis
CEO, Danske Bank

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Customer offerings

We are committed to supporting our more than 3.2 million customers in navigating the transition toward a sustainable future by providing a range of sustainable finance advisory, products and services.

In focus

Climate Action Plan Progress Report 2023

Danske Bank's Climate Action Plan Progress Report 2023 provides a status on the Group's climate targets that were presented in our Climate Action Plan, which was published in January 2023.
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Danske Bank integrates sustainability disclosures into the Annual Report 2023

Danske Bank has for the first time integrated the statutory sustainability statement and EU Taxonomy disclosures into the Annual Report 2023. The sustainability statement provides an overview of progress on our 2023 Group Sustainability Strategy and targets, and it also includes third-party assured ESG data.
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Sustain Tomorrow: Danske Bank opens conversation on global challenges

Can we solve our environmental problems in a capitalist world? Under the heading Sustain Tomorrow, we invite experts, businesses and opinion formers to a conversation on the global challenges of tomorrow.

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Human Rights Report

In our Human Rights Report, you can read about our efforts to manage salient human rights issues in our own operations and value chain.
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Danske Bank maps potential impacts on nature and biodiversity

We have established an initial understanding of the drivers and sectors in our lending and investment portfolios that have a potential negative impact on nature and biodiversity. The findings lay the foundation for future engagement with customers and investee companies.

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Publications & policies

In our Annual Report, you can find our statutory sustainability statement, which provides information on our sustainability performance. In addition, you can find detailed and segmented data in our Sustainability Fact Book.

We continuously strive to develop and expand our reporting and disclosures, noting the growing importance of sustainability related data and information to our stakeholders.

  • 02. feb 2024Danske Bank - Annual Report 2023
  • 02. feb 2024Sustainability Fact Book 2023
  • 07. feb 2024Sustainability approach and priorities - our strategic direction towards 2028
  • 02. feb 2024Climate Action Plan Progress Report 2023
  • 02. feb 2024Danske Bank PRB self-assessment 2023
  • 02. feb 2024Statement on Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking 2023
  • 02. feb 2024Statement on Carbon Neutralisation 2023
  • 20. jan 2023Climate Action Plan
  • 31. maj 2023Human Rights Report
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Get in touch with us

We welcome any comments, suggestions or questions you may have regarding our work with sustainability.