De Volksbank wants to make a relevant and positive contribution to society with a focus on financial resilience and sustainability. Independent institutions assess our policies and activities in the area of sustainability. De Volksbank has received high marks for its sustainability policy from various parties. The results of which are shown below.
As of October 2022, de Volksbank received an ESG Risk Rating of 9.1 from Sustainalytics and was assessed to be at negligible risk of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factors.
In November 2022, the ISS ESG Corporate Rating given to de Volksbank was a B rating. As a result, de Volksbank is part of the 1st decile rank.
In 2022 de Volksbank received a B rating for its disclosure on the CDP Climate Change Questionnaire. De Volksbank discloses its climate change impact through CDP, a global non-profit that runs the world’s leading environmental disclosure platform.
In 2022, de Volksbank received a rating of AA (on a scale of AAA-CCC) in the MSCI ESG Ratings assessment
Fair Bank Guide
The Dutch Fair Bank Guide examined the investment policies and practices of the eight most important Dutch banks for its 2020 policy update. The assessment shows that de Volksbank scores well on all the themes examined and that it has the best average score. As the ASN Sustainability Policy is applicable to the entire Volksbank - i.e. to its four brands ASN Bank, BLG Wonen, RegioBank and SNS - as from 2017, the Fair Bank Guide assessed de Volksbank as a whole for the first time for its 2018 policy update. In this assessment too, de Volksbank got the best average score. View the policy scores of all banks and an overview of our scores on investment practices.
Archive ESG Ratings
|Sustainalytics ESG rating||90/100||88/100||89/100||-|
|Sustainalytics Risk rating||-||12.5||10.4||10.4||9.1|
|ISS ESG||B- (Prime)||B (Prime)||B (Prime)||B (Prime)||B (Prime)|