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Foundation of the Group Sustainability Board (18 February 2021)

With the new Group Sustainability Board, we establish a central decision-making body on the topic of sustainability. It is responsible for defining the bank's strategic sustainability goals, as well as monitoring and steering the measures to implement them. The involvement of top management representatives makes clear that sustainability is of utmost importance for the bank. more


Commerzbank compensates emissions through project in Zambia (16 February 2021)

Commerzbank has been operating in a climate-neutral manner in Germany since 2015. At the moment, this is achieved by consistently reducing our CO2 emissions and compensating unavoidable emissions with certificates from different projects. One of these projects, the Luangwa Community Forests Project in Zambia, protects almost 1 million hectares of forest from deforestation. More


CDP recognition for managing climate risks in the supply chain (09 February 2021)

Commerzbank has been again recognized by the international non-profit organization CDP for its commitment to climate protection in the supply chain. It is thus among the top 7% of companies assessed. The evaluation is based on selected criteria of the 2020 CDP questionnaire, including the bank's own targets, scope 3 emissions and engagement with suppliers, as well as the bank's overall CDP climate change score. Commerzbank sets a mark regarding environmental compatibility of the products and services purchased, especially with its sustainable procurement standard and supplier questionnaire. more


Commerzbank in Corporate Knights Global 100 Index (25 January 2021)

Commerzbank has been included for the third time in Corporate Knight’s “Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Index” (G100) and has reached the 67th place in the 2021 ranking. Commerzbank is ranked among the Top 10 most sustainable banks in the world and is one of 7 German companies in the Index. more


Commerzbank awarded title "Climate-conscious company" (21 January 2021)

The magazine Capital and the Statista data portal have awarded Commerzbank the title "Climate-conscious company". For the study, approx. 2000 companies were examined regarding their success in reducing their CO2 emissions over the past years. The ratio of emission savings compared to revenue development was also included in the evaluation. The top 100 companies in the study received an award. more