Sustainability is one of KfW's primary business targets. As a bank committed to responsibility it is promoting environmental and climate protection worldwide. But KfW is also committed to social responsibility and is engaged in an intense dialogue with its stakeholders. Good corporate governance plays an important role and it goes without saying that sustainability principles are also applied in-house. If you are interested, you will find more information on this topic in our newly revised sustainability portal.
News and activities about sustainability at KfW Group.
Why sustainable promotion and development are key for our business activities.
Strategy & Management
Convincing strategies - KfW is implementing its sustainability guidelines and values in every day business.
A Responsible Employer
Motivated and qualified staff are our most important assets.
Sustainable Banking Operations
There is also an in-house focus on sustainability.
KfW bonds are a sustainable investment. KfW has introduced a sustainable investment approach to its portfolio management as well.
Sustainability at DEG
DEG’s work always aims at enabling sustainable development.The sustainability principle is also applied when dealing with employees, mandators and partners.
Sustainability at KfW IPEX-Bank
KfW IPEX-Bank finances only projects that are environmentally and socially sustainable.
GRI Report 2017
The GRI Report documents the outcomes and impacts achieved by KfW Group in 2017 in terms of sustainable development.
Evaluation report 2017-2018
'For greater impact in smaller towns and cities'
15th evaluation report on the effectiveness of Financial Cooperation.
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