Danske Bank

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is Danske Bank doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 76

Danske Bank has a DitchCarbon Score of 76, indicating a strong commitment to sustainability. This score reflects a lower carbon intensity in their operations and initiatives. A higher score suggests that Danske Bank is effectively managing and reducing its emissions relative to its size and industry benchmarks.

This was calculated based on 30+ company specific emissions data points, the higher the score, the better. Check out our methodology.

Industry emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Danske Bank is part of the finance sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking compared to other industries. Some industries are more damaging than others, this ranking gives you an indication of how carbon intensive the industry is which this company operates in.

Location emissions intensity

Very low




Very high

Danske Bank is situated in Denmark, a country with a very low carbon intensity rating. This favorable environmental context supports the bank’s sustainability efforts by reducing the carbon footprint associated with its operations.

...this company is doing 25.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

Danske Bank, founded in 1871, is a prominent financial institution in the Nordic region, headquartered in the Shire of Denmark. Operating in the finance sector, the bank offers a wide range of services including daily banking, financial advice, and innovative solutions to individuals and businesses. With a legacy of over 140 years, Danske Bank is committed to being the most trusted financial partner for its customers across 15 countries.

Good news, Danske Bank has embraced SBTi commitments

Danske Bank has pledged to set science-based targets through the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to align with climate science and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. This commitment involves creating a detailed plan to significantly cut emissions across their operations and value chain to contribute to limiting global warming.

There’s always room for improvement,

DitchCarbon recommends...

Danske Bank should enhance its monitoring and reporting systems to better track progress and identify additional opportunities for reducing its Scope 2 emissions, which could potentially lower its emissions by 25%.

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Our methodology

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