Our News in 2023 Our News in 2023


Commerzbank joins the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosure (TNFD) (22/05/2023)

In April 2023 Commerzbank has joined the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) as official supporter. Our aim is to raise transparency through the disclosure of the nature-related risks and opportunities associated with our credit portfolio. The TNFD recommendations constitute the basis for consistent and comparable reporting practices on the loss of biological diversity. TNFD is guided by the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). Commerzbank publishes its TCFD disclosures in its non-financial report since 2022. The disclosure of the TNFD-report will follow in 2024 accordingly in the non-financial report.

SBTi validates Commerzbank’s ambitious emissions reduction targets (30/03/2023)

Commerzbank is the first German bank with SBTi-validated CO2 emissions reduction targets. The Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has validated the Bank’s near-term CO2 emissions reduction targets for 2030. The validated SBTi targets represent a core element of Commerzbank’s sustainability strategy and its commitment to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050 in line with a 1.5-degree Celsius scenario. The reduction targets are published in our ESG Framework. more

Non-financial report for 2022 is online (27/03/2023)

Commerzbank publishes its non-financial report for 2022 in a new layout. It provides information on the Bank's sustainability performance and its key issues: Climate change mitigation and adaptation, environmental protection and biodiversity as well as circular economy. The report is based on the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standard and the requirements of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure (TCFD). In addition, the data on the EU Taxonomy Regulation have been integrated. here

Earth Hour 2023: Together against climate change (25/03/2023)

Once again Commerzbank took part in the worldwide Earth Hour. On March 25 the lights in several buildings in Frankfurt and Berlin were turned off for one hour. Far beyond these 60 minutes the initiative strives to motivate people for a more sustainable life. Commerzbank has long been active in climate protection. We have designed a climate strategy that aligns our existing activities with those we plan for the future. more


Environment Protection Policy updated (30/01/2023)

Environmental protection is a central component of our daily actions and is firmly anchored in our corporate strategy. With the updated guideline we set clear rules for conducting business in an environmentally responsible way.


New regulations on defence and surveillance technology (25/01/2023)

With the introduction of the Guideline Governing Armaments Transactions in 2008, we set clear boundaries for business and business relationships relating to the critical defence sector. With the revision of our guideline, we have extended the scope and tightened the requirements. ESG Framework (Chapter 2.1)


Commerzbank is again listed in the 2023 'Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World' Index (18/01/2023)

Commerzbank is listed for the fifth year in a row in Corporate Knights' ranking of the world’s 100 most sustainable corporations, making it the only German bank. Commerzbank is ranked 85th in the 2023 Global 100. Compared to financial institutions worldwide, Commerzbank ranks 6th. more