NWB Bank

Sustainability Report and Carbon Intensity Rankings

Is NWB Bank doing their part?

Their DitchCarbon score is 66

NWB Bank has a DitchCarbon Score of 66, indicating a moderate level of sustainability in its operations. This score reflects the bank’s efforts to manage its carbon intensity relative to its industry peers. A higher score would suggest a greater commitment to reducing carbon intensity and enhancing sustainability measures.

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

NWB Bank operates in the finance sector, which has a very low carbon intensity ranking. 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

NWB Bank is situated in the Netherlands, which has 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 15.17% better in emissions than the industry average.

Founded in 1954 and based in The Hague, NWB Bank operates within the finance sector, primarily serving the Dutch public sector. The bank specializes in providing cost-effective financing to Dutch governments and institutions involved in social housing, energy transition, public utilities, infrastructure, healthcare, and education, contributing to a sustainable society. NWB Bank maintains a strong capital position and triple A-ratings, financing its activities through international money and capital markets, with a commitment to integrity, quality, and collaboration among its approximately 60 employees.

emission intelligence's platform recommendations for NWB Bank

NWB Bank should actively involve their employees in efforts to reduce emissions associated with business travel, which could potentially lower their emissions by 0.5%.

Good news, NWB Bank has embraced SBTi commitments

NWB Bank has set science-based targets to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions from both direct operations and purchased energy. These commitments align with the global effort to limit warming and demonstrate the bank’s dedication to sustainable practices.

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