De Volksbank has signed the ten principles of the UN Global Compact and complies with the standards of the International Labour Organization (ILO) and OECD. We annually report on our progress in this area in our integrated annual report.

In the context of Corporate Responsibility, we also participate in knowledge networks and actively engage with partners, NGOs and society. We can thus share our knowledge and ideas and learn from other companies and partners.

Independent institutions periodically assess our policies and activities in the area of sustainability.


ResearchESG scoreRelative positionDate
Sustainalytics88/100Top 320 June 2019
ISS-oekomBTop 3July 2019
DZ Bank82/1001st spot (banking sector)December 2018

Read more about our sustainability policy and our ratings in this area.