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DNB, founded in 1822, is Norway’s largest financial services group. The Group consists of brands such as DNB, Vital, Nordlandsbanken, Cresco, Postbanken, DnB NORD and Carlson. The group's activities are primarily focused on Norway and is mainly active in providing finance for shipping, the energy sector and the fisheries and seafood industry.
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listed on Oslo Stock Exchange & Stockholm Stock Exchange
State-owned (34%) and public shareholders
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Voluntary initiativesDNB has committed itself to the following voluntary standards:
- Carbon Disclosure Project
- Dow Jones Sustainability Indices
- Equator Principles
- Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
- Global Reporting Initiative
- Green Bond Principles
- ISO 14001
- OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises
- Poseidon Principles
- Principles for Responsible Investment
- Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures
- UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights
- UNEP Finance Initiative
- United Nations Global Compact
DNB's webpage on corporate social responsibility can be accessed here.
DNB and the Equator Principles
The Equator Principles are a voluntary commitment of banks to try to avoid or minimise the social, environmental and human rights impact of projects they finance. For more information on the Equator Principles see their website here and the campaign page of BankTrack here.
The Equator Principles exist already since 2003. DNB adopted the Equator Principles in 2009.
Reporting on the Equator Principles
DNB must report annually on its implementation of the Equator Principles. All information is supposed to be found here.
DNB is involved in financing the following Equator Principles projects that BankTrack considers controversial.
Implementation and reporting
DNB is reporting on the implementation here.