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Our approach

On this page you can read more about our Sustainability policies and position statements and the international initiatives and standards we support.


Related Policies 

Our related policies govern and guide our approach to and principles for conducting our business in a sustainable and responsible manner.
  • 04. feb 2021Sustainable Finance Policy
  • 23. nov 2021Diversity and Inclusion Policy
  • 10. feb 2021Responsible Investment Policy
  • 19. maj 2021Stakeholder Policy
  • 16. sep 2021Tax Policy

Position Statements

Our Position Statements clarify our viewpoint on core sustainability themes and outline our expectations to companies we actively invest in and lend to within various sectors.

  • 11. sep 2019Danske Bank Position Statement Agriculture
  • 06. dec 2019Danske Bank Position Statement Arms and Defence
  • 25. mar 2021Danske Bank Position Statement Climate Change
  • 11. sep 2019Danske Bank Position Statement Forestry
  • 25. mar 2021Danske Bank Position Statement Fossil Fuels
  • 11. sep 2019Danske Bank Position Statement Human Rights
  • 11. sep 2019Danske Bank Position Statement Mining and Metals

Poseidon Principles

As signatory to the Poseidon Principles, we publish our Portfolio Climate Alignment Score. Read more about Poseidon Principles and our score in the Poseidon Principles Annual Disclosure Report 2021 here

Engaging with stakeholders

A close dialogue with our stakeholders is a key part of the way we conduct our business. We welcome dialogue with all stakeholders, whatever their views, and our approach is driven by our ambition to create value for all stakeholders, by our commitment to transparency and our core values of integrity and collaboration. 
Specifically with regards to political stakeholders, we do not make financial contributions, directly or indirectly, to political parties or candidates. 

Reporting & data

In our Sustainability Report, you can find information about our sustainability performance in 2020. In addition, you can find detailed and segmented data in our Fact Book as well as in our Statement on Modern Slavery Act 2020 and Statement on Carbon Neutrality 2020. We continuously strive to develop and expand our reporting and disclosures, noting the growing importance of sustainability related data and information to our stakeholders.
  • 04. feb 2021Sustainability Report 2020
  • 04. feb 2021Sustainability Fact Book 2020
  • 04. feb 2021Statement on Carbon Neutrality 2020
  • 04. feb 2021Statement on Modern Slavery Act 2020