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News from 2018-08-29 / Investor Relations, Sustainability

KfW receives top marks at the PRI assessment 2018

As in the past years, KfW participated in the annual PRI Reporting Framework and reported on how it implements the PRI principles in its investment processes. Since 2006, KfW is a signatory to the PRI and thereby committed itself to invest sustainably and encourage other market participants to do the same. It also regularly reports about its sustainability activities.

With regard to its investment activities, KfW reports on its liquidity portfolio, the Green Bond portfolio and the ABS promotional portfolio. As a pure fixed income investor, it answered to the relevant modules “Strategy & Governance”, “Fixed Income – SSA”, “Fixed Income – Corporate Financial” and “Fixed Income – Securitised”. This year, KfW received the top mark “A+” in the “Strategy & Governance” module and the second best mark “A” in the fixed income modules. The overview below shows KfW scores in comparison to the median scores of all 1460 signatories that participated in the PRI reporting.

Detailed information about PRI Assessment 2018:

Assessment Report 2018 der KfW

RI Transparency Report 2018 of KfW

Information and documents about the assessment methodology of PRI can be found here.

Further information

KfW's sustainable investment approach

KfW's securities business consists primarily of the so-called liquidity portfolio. The liquidity portfolio is managed according to KfW's sustainable investment approach.

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KfW's Green Bond Portfolio

KfW is active in the Green Bond segment not only as an issuer, but also as an investor. Since mid-2015, KfW invests in Green Bonds on a global scale.

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