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about Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank was founded in 1870 and is a leading global investment bank. It has operations throughout the world and has a strong presence in Germany and Europe. The bank´s presence is also growing in North America, Asia and in emerging markets. Deutsche Bank offers a variety of financial services and its key activities include corporate banking, private banking and asset management.

Deutsche Bank refers to itself as a "climate ambassador" on its website, yet it was also designated "Coal House of the Year" in 2013.

listed on Frankfurt Stock Exchange, NYSE Euronext

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investment policies of Deutsche Bank

Deutsche Bank's "postions on issues of current interent" can be found here.

Position on sustainable fishery
Jun 09, 2016 | Deutsche Bank
Date listed represents date accessed on website
Position on Hydropower
Jun 09, 2016 | Deutsche Bank
Date listed represents date accessed on website
Position on Shale Gas
Jun 09, 2016 | Deutsche Bank
Date listed represents date accessed on website
Position on Human Rights
Jun 09, 2016 | Deutsche Bank
Date listed represents date accessed on website
Position on Agricultural Commodities and Food Prices
Jun 09, 2016 | Deutsche Bank
Date listed represents date accessed on website
Position on Cluster Munitions
Jun 09, 2016 | Deutsche Bank
Date listed represents date accessed on website
Position on Climate change, energy efficiency and the challenges of the energy transition in Germany
Jun 09, 2016 | Deutsche Bank
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Position on Monocultural Farming and Palm Oil
Jun 09, 2016 | Deutsche Bank
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Position on Nuclear Power
Jun 09, 2016 | Deutsche Bank
Date listed represents date accessed on website
Position on Coal
Jun 09, 2016 | Deutsche Bank
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Position on UNESCO World Heritage Sites
Jun 09, 2016 | Deutsche Bank
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Social and Environmental Risk Framework
May 13, 2016 | Deutsche Bank
Human Rights Statement
Mar 24, 2016 | Deutsche Bank
Published November 2015

human rights
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BankTrack has assessed Deutsche Bank on its implementation of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Deutsche Bank is assessed as a Front runner, with a total score of 6.5/12.
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For more details, see Banking with Principles? 2016 update.

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The policies of Deutsche Bank have been reviewed by the Fair Finance Guide. The Fair Finance Guide assesses and scores bank policies on a wide range of issues against international standards of sustainability and human rights. Go here for the review in the Belgian Fair Finance Guide

Bauxite mine Niyamgiri Hills
On October 5th, 2004 an official agreement was signed between the Orissa Mining Corporation (OMC) and Sterlite Industries, a subsidiary of Vedanta Resources plc, for the…
China Tuna Industry Group IPO
China Tuna Industry Group Holdings Ltd (CTI), the holding company of Dalian Ocean Fishing Co. Ltd., applied for an initial public offering (IPO) of its shares on the Hong…
Golden Youth or Gemilang Makmur Subur Plantation
Bumitama's Golden Youth plantation in West Kalimantan, has 18,098 ha. According to Global Forest Watch only 3,717 ha are suitable for Palm Oil Plantations. Please see Bumitama's…
Great Barrier Reef Coal & Gas Exports
Australia is on the verge of an unprecedented coal boom. The epicentre of this expansion is the yet-to-be-developed Galilee Basin in Central Queensland. Galilee is the proposed…
Guaigui dam
Dominican Republic
The Guaigui dam project, located in La Vega province in the Dominican Republic, has been in the works since 2001, although its environmental impact study was presented in…
Kaltim Prima Coal mine
PT Kaltim Prima Coal (KPC), located in the province of East Kalimantan, is the biggest coal mine in Indonesia. The KPC project produces around 50 million tonnes a year, making…
Kusile coal power plant
South Africa
The Kusile coal fired power plant project is located in the province of Mpumalanga, in South Africa, initiated by Eskom, the state electricity company. With 4800 megawatt,…
Ladang Sawit Mas Plantation
Bumitama's Ladang Sawit Mas Concession in West Kalimantan has 7,597 ha. According to Global Forest Watch, the entire area is unsuitable for palm oil. Please see Bumitama's…
Maules Creek coal mine
Whitehaven Coal's Maules Creek mine is a part thermal, part semi soft coking coal mine being developed in the Gunnedah Basin in Northern New South Wales. It would produce…
Mountain top removal coal mining
United States
Mountain top removal (MTR) mining is a form of strip mining in which coal companies use explosives to blast as much as 800 to 1,000 feet off the tops of mountains order to…
Offshore Detention Centres
Australia's system of privatised, offshore detention centres (ODCs) for asylum seekers, on remote Pacific islands, is an ongoing human rights catastrophe. Spanish company…
Patents on chimpanzees and other animals
- international -
The European Patent Office (EPO) has, since 2010, granted five patents on chimpanzees to the companies Bionomics, Intrexon and Altor BioScience. The animals have been genetically…
POSCO integrated steel project
POSCO, a South Korean multinational corporation and the world's fourth largest steel producer, seeks to establish an integrated steel venture in India's eastern state of…
Punta Catalina-Hatillo coal power project
Dominican Republic
Punta Catalina Power Central, also known as the Hatillo power station, is a 770 megawatt coal-fired power plant under construction in Punta Catalina-Hatillo, Azua in the…
SOCAR Aegean Refinery
The owner and operator of the Aegean Refinery is STAR Rafineri A.S. ("STAR") a joint stock company incorporated under the laws of Turkey. The joint venture is now 81.5% owned…
Tufanbeyli coal power plant
Enerjisa, the Turkish electricity producer owned by E.ON and Sabanci, is building a new coal power plant in Tufanbeyli, commonly known as Enerjisa 2.5. The lignite-fired…
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BankTrack has identified controversial issues with the companies listed below that require attention from Deutsche Bank.

Adani is a large Indian resources, logistics and energy company with big expansion plans. It was founded by Indian billionaire Gautam Adani, in 1988. It has coal mining interests…
Alpha Natural Resources
United States
Alpha Natural Resources is a large American producer of metallurgical and thermal coal. It also provides services relating to equipment repairs, road construction and logistics…
Anglo American
United Kingdom
Anglo American is a British multinational mining company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is the world's largest producer of platinum, with around 40% of world…
Arch Coal
United States
Arch Coal is an American coal mining and processing company. The company mines, processes, and markets bituminous and sub-bituminous coal with low sulfur content in the United…
Created in 2001 and 90% owned by the French state, this multinational conglomerate boasts of interests in every aspect of nuclear power from uranium mining to nuclear fuel…
BHP Billiton
BHP Billiton is the world's largest mining company. It occupies significant positions in major commodity businesses, including aluminium, energy coal and metallurgical coal,…
Bumi Resources
Bumi Resources is currently the most significant coal producer in Indonesia with 2013 production at 80 million tonnes. It owns the Kaltim Prima Coal project in…
Bumitama Agri Ltd. is one of the largest producers of Palm oil and Palm Kernel in Indonesia, where it controls over 200.000 hectares of palm oil plantations. It was established…
Coal India
Coal India is the biggest coal producer worldwide, majority-owned by the government of India. It was created in the 1970's when India's coal mining industry was nationalised…
Coal of Africa
Coal of Africa Limited (CoAL) is an Australian based mining company which operates mines in South Africa. In 2012 it produced around 3.4 million metric tons of coal.
DTEK is an Ukranian energy holding company. It is the largest private vertically integrated energy holding in Ukraine. It was established in 2005 and is an association of…
Like its rival and fellow French multinational AREVA, Électricité de France (EDF) is one of the biggest players in the global energy game. In fact, with more…
Elbit Systems
Elbit Systems is a military equipment producer with a focus on defense electronics such as intelligence gathering systems.  It was established in 1967 and is headquartered…
Enel is Italy's largest power company and Europe's second largest according to its generating capacity. Its interests stretch beyond Italy to 40 countries on four continents.…
ENGIE (known as GDF SUEZ until April 2015) is the largest independent power producer in the world. In 2013 it operated 600 power plants worldwide. It had 113.7 GW of installed…
South Africa
Eskom is the world's eleventh-largest power utility in terms of generating capacity and ranks ninth in terms of sales. In 2011 it had an installed generating capacity of…
Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd
Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd is a global agricultural and agri-commodities company based in Malaysia, with operations across ten countries. It is mainly engaged in…
First Resources
First Resources is palm oil producer in the Asia-Pacific, established in 1992. It has more than 170,000 hectares of plantations and operates twelve palm oil mills in Indonesia.…
Glencore plc (formerly Glencore Xstrata) is an Anglo-Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company. The company was created through a merger of Glencore with Xstrata…
Golden Agri-Resources - GAR
Golden Agri-Resources Ltd (GAR) is the world's second largest palm oil plantation company with a total planted area of 470,600 hectares (including smallholders) as at 30…
Viet Nam
Hoang Anh Enterprise is a Vietnamese company, founded by Chairman Doan NGuyen Duc in 1993, was converted to a Joint Stock Company and renamed as HAGL JSC in 2006. On 22 Dec…
IOI Corporation
IOI Corporation, founded in 1969, is a Malaysian conglomerate involved in the property and plantation business, including oil palm cultivation. The company's specialty fats…
Jindal Steel & Power
Jindal Steel and Power Limited (JSPL) is one of India's major steel producers with a significant presence in sectors like mining, power generation and infrastructure. It…
Lockheed Martin
United States
Lockheed Martin is one of the worlds largest arms-producing and military services companies. It is a global security company engaged in the research, design, development,…
National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC)
National Thermal Power Corporation is the largest electricity producer in India. In 2014, its total installed capacity was of 42,964 MW (including 5,974 MW through Joint…
Olam International Limited is a global integrated supply chain manager, processor and trader of soft commodities like palm oil, cocoa, coffee, cashew, rice and cotton. It…
Rio Tinto
Rio Tinto is a mining and exploration company involved in each stage of metal and mineral production and processing. Rio Tinto is one of the largest publicly listed mining…
Royal Dutch Shell
Royal Dutch Shell plc is a public limited company registered in England and Wales and headquartered in The Hague, the Netherlands. The group operates in upstream, downstream…
RWE is Europe's second largest electricity generator and one of Europe's five leading gas and electricity companies. Founded in 1898, the company is active in the generation,…
Shenhua Group
Shenhua Group is a wholly state-owned company founded in 1995 directly under the central government. It is the largest coal producing company in the world. It takes coal…
Sime Darby
Sime Darby is a Malaysian multinational conglomerate that has operations in the plantations, property, healthcare, the energy and utilities sector. It was founded in 1910…
Singapore Technologies Engineering
Singapore Technologies Engineering Ltd (ST Engineering) is an integrated engineering group specialising in innovative solutions and services in the aerospace, electronics,…
United States
Textron is a multi-industry company, consisting of numerous subsidiaries and operating units. One subsidiary is Textron Systems, which is active in the defence, homeland…
Sweden's state-owned Vattenfall is Europe's sixth largest generator of electricity and largest producer of heat. In 2013, Vattenfall's total installed capacity across all…
Viet Nam
The Vietnam Rubber Group was established according to Decision No. 248/2006/QD-TTg on 30/10/2006 by the Prime Minister on the approval of the Pivotal Project with…
Wilmar Group
Wilmar International (WLIL.SI), founded in 1991 and headquartered in Singapore is one of the world's largest agribusinesses. It is involved in a wide range of businesses,…
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Coal funeral at Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas and ING
Jan 09, 2012 - On the 1st of March 2011, Netwerk Vlaanderen and its partner organisations in the Bankroet campaign buried coal in front of Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas and ING, putting the dirty energy source where it belongs: under the ground. Netwerk Vlaanderen handed over more than 4.000 signatures against investments in coal-fired power plants to the respective banks. These banks are among the biggest financiers of coal-fired power plants in the Belgian banking sector.

Deutsches Geld für Streubomben (German)
Aug 18, 2010 - German news item about involvement of German banks in Cluster munitions producer (7.6.2010)

Deutsches Geld für Streubomben
Jun 08, 2010 - Documentary about Deutsche Bank and its involvement in cluster munition producers (Textron e.g.). In German.

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