de Volksbank

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is de Volksbank doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 73

De Volksbank has a DitchCarbon Score of 73, indicating a relatively high level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the bank’s commitment to reducing its carbon intensity and its progress towards lower emissions. A score of 73 suggests that de Volksbank is actively managing and improving its environmental impact in terms of carbon intensity.

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

De Volksbank operates within 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

De Volksbank operates in the Netherlands, 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 22.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

De Volksbank, founded in 1817 and headquartered in Utrecht, operates within the finance sector in the Netherlands. The bank serves the Dutch retail market through its distinct brands ASN Bank, BLG Wonen, RegioBank, and SNS, each tailored to meet specific customer needs for straightforward financial products. Committed to “banking with a human touch,” de Volksbank focuses on creating shared value by balancing societal, economic, and financial interests while ensuring benefits for customers, society, employees, and shareholders.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for de Volksbank

De Volksbank could reduce its emissions by a quarter by shifting to renewable energy sources for all its purchased energy, enhancing energy efficiency across operations, and collaborating with suppliers and utilities to embrace low-carbon energy solutions.

Good news, de Volksbank has set solid SBTi commitments

De Volksbank has committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions from company operations, which include direct emissions and indirect emissions from purchased energy. Their targets align with the ambitious goal of limiting global warming to 1.5°C, necessitating significant and rapid emission reductions.

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