Investor Relations

Sustainability Ratings

For some years now, the DZ BANK Group has been one of the leading financial institutions in terms of sustainability, as regularly evidenced by our performance in sustainability ratings of the rating agencies.

Sustainability ratings of the DZ BANK Group

Prime Status - Grade C+

52 points

(Rating scale: A+ to D-)

  • Awarded prime status since 2011
  • Grade C+ confirmed in January 2022
  • Above-average engagement with regard to environmental and social issues

(Rating scale: 0 to 100 points)

  • Date of rating: February 2024
  • DZ BANK Group performs on average in sector comparison  

Sustainability ratings of the DZ BANK AG


17.6 points


(Rating scale: AAA to CCC)

  • Date of rating: December 2023
  • Excellent rating
  • DZ BANK AG is one of the industry leaders in managing most significant ESG risks and opportunities

(Rating scale: 0 to 40+ points)

  • Date of rating: January 2024
  • Corporate governance risk low compared to its peers
  • Low risk of experiencing material financial impacts from ESG factors

DZ BANK discloses its climate change impact/s through CDP, a global non-profit that runs an environmental disclosure platform. CDP drives companies and governments to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions, safeguard water resources and protect forests.  



The rating information we have compiled constitute publicly accessible information. We have merely chosen to publish them on our website as an additional service for our shareholders and investors. Any explanation of the significance of a rating may be obtained only from the rating agency. These reports do not necessarily represent the opinion of DZ BANK, nor should they be seen as a recommendation to buy securities issued by DZ BANK. DZ BANK accepts no liability for the completeness, timeliness, accuracy or selection of such information.