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As one of the largest financial institutions in the Nordic countries, Danske Bank has both the ability and the determination to be part of finding solutions to the challenges our planet and societies are facing. We are committed to creating sustainable progress, and we believe that including sustainability in all aspects of our business is fundamental to create lasting value for all our stakeholders.

On these pages, you can read more about how we ensure sustainability throughout our workplace and how we help our customers achieve their sustainability ambitions through financing and investing.

In focus

Sustain Tomorrow: Danske Bank opens conversation on global challenges

Can we solve our environmental problems in a capitalist world? And is digital innovation as diverse as we think?

Under the heading Sustain Tomorrow, Danske Bank is inviting experts, businesses and opinion formers to a conversation on the global challenges of tomorrow.
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Danske Bank maps potential impacts on nature and biodiversity

Through an analysis of portfolio data, Danske Bank has created an initial understanding of the drivers and sectors in its lending and investment portfolios that potentially negatively impact nature and biodiversity. The findings lay the foundation for future engagement with customers and investee companies.
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Human Rights Report 2022

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 best bank at reducing carbon footprint of its loan book

A new survey from research unit Bloomberg Intelligence hails Danske Bank as the global leader when it comes to reducing the carbon footprint of its loan book.
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Danske Bank maps its total carbon footprint and publishes comprehensive climate action plan to enable Danske Bank and its customers to meet Paris Agreement goals 

As part of the work on preparing Danske Bank’s new climate action plan, the Group’s direct and indirect carbon emissions have been mapped. The figures highlight Danske Bank’s impact on the green transition and the opportunities to work with customers to achieve significant reductions in carbon emissions by 2030 and 2050.
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Selected publications & policies

  • 31. maj 2023Human Rights Report
  • 09. maj 2023Sustainability Report 2022
  • 08. maj 2023Sustainability Fact Book 2022
  • 02. feb 2023Danske Bank PRB self-assessment 2022
  • 20. jan 2023Climate Action Plan
  • 04. jan 2023Sustainable Finance Policy
  • 19. apr 2023Responsible Investment Policy
  • 16. mar 2023Danske Bank Position Statement Fossil Fuels
  • 25. mar 2021Danske Bank Position Statement Climate Change
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We want to play an active role and make positive impact in society. One way to do that is, for instance, by sponsoring initiatives that foster financial confidence and nurture local communities.

By using our sponsor portal, you can apply for a sponsorship in one of our Nordic markets.


Contact us

Please contact us if you have questions or comments about our work with Societal Impact and Sustainability.