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Action-Plan Inclusion 2.0 adopted

With our new Action Plan 2.0, we are combining inclusion even more closely with our commitment to diversity and sustainability.

Sustainably inclusive.

To The Diversity & Inclusion Website


CO₂ emissions of the Annual General Meeting 2023 offset

Commerzbank has offset the greenhouse gas emissions of 22 tonnes caused by its Annual General Meeting 2023 with CO₂ certificates from climate protection projects. The AGM has been held as a virtual event since 2020.


Apply now for a Commerzbank Environmental Internship 2024

The application phase for the Commerzbank Environmental Internship 2024 has started. From now on, students with a passion for nature can apply for one of 60 internships in 22 national parks and biosphere reserves. The deadline is 15 January 2024. Applications for the open-air semester are available online at (german only).

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Recognition of our commitment from 2023

Commerzbank systematically fulfils its corporate responsibility in the various fields of action. We are pleased that our commitment is regularly recognised with awards.


Commerzbank wins two awards for sustainability projects

The Commerzbank Environmental Internship and ESG Framework are honoured with the German Award for Sustainability Projects 2023. A top-class jury from science, business and the media, chaired by Yvonne Zwick, Chairwoman of B.A.U.M. e.V., evaluated the submissions. Out of a total of 283 nominations, Commerzbank was able to convince with two projects and win awards. The award was presented for the third time by the German Institute for Service Quality, the news channel ntv and the DUP UNTERNEHMER magazine. The focus of the award is on the 17 Sustainable Development Goals of the United Nations in the social, economic and environmental areas.

Sustainability ranking

Corporate Knights Global 100

Commerzbank is the only German bank to be listed in Corporate Knights' "Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World Index" (G100) for the fourth time in a row this year. In the 2023 Global 100, Commerzbank is ranked 85th. In a sector comparison, the bank is ranked 6th.
Decisive factors for the successful listing are in particular

  • Retaining our employees
  • Diversity, especially on the board
  • the consideration of sustainability in variable remuneration and
  • The large portfolio of renewable energies compared to the competition

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Award for environmental protection in office organisation

For its commitment to environmental protection in office organisation, Commerzbank was awarded first place in the category "Companies with over 500 employees" by B.A.U.M. e.V. in the "Office and Environment" 2022 competition.


Our award-winning activities in recent years

  • Awards 2023
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  • Awards 2015
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  • Awards 2009