Stability and sustainability awareness
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Stable and successful:

The DZ BANK Group and its position on sustainability

For some years now, the DZ BANK Group has been one of the leading financial institutions in terms of sustainability, as regularly evidenced by our performance in sustainability ratings of various rating agencies.

The DZ BANK Group forms part of the German cooperative financial network, which comprises about 800 local cooperative banks and is one of Germany’s largest private-sector financial services organizations in terms of total assets. For the purposes of group-level ratings, the cooperative financial institutions are analyzed on a consolidated basis.

 

For some years now, the DZ BANK Group has been one of the leading German financial institutions in terms of sustainability, as regularly evidenced by our performance in sustainability ratings:

Sustainability ratings of the DZ BANK Group

Prime Status – Note C+

ISS ESG

(Rating scale: A+ to D-)

Awarded prime status since 2011

Grade C+ confirmed on 13 December 2019

Above-average engagement with regard to environmental and social issues

AA

MSCI ESG Research

(Rating scale: AAA to CCC)

Date of rating: January 2021

Excellent rating

DZ BANK AG is one of the industry leaders in managing most significant ESG risks and opportunities

77 points

sustainalytics

(Rating scale: 0 to 40+ points)

Date of rating: February 2021

Corporate governance risk low compared to its peers

Medium risk of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factors