Deutsche Bank

Corporate Responsibility
Report 2016

GRI content index and the UN Global Compact Communication on Progress

Our Corporate Responsibility Report provides a comprehensive disclosure of our material topics, including both our management approach and developments in 2016. Information on financial data is available in our Annual Report

Since this report also serves as our Communication on Progress for the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), references are made in the index as well. By participating in the UNGC, we have committed ourselves to preserving internationally recognized human rights, creating socially acceptable working conditions, protecting the environment, and fighting corruption.

The detailed GRI index can be found in our online report: GRI content index

General Standard Disclosures

Strategy and Analysis

Indicator

Link

External link

UN GC

G4-1

Statement from the most senior decision-makers of the organization about the relevance of sustainability to the organization and the organization’s strategy for addressing sustainability

Letter of the CEO
Our CR approach

Annual Report 2016, Letter of the CEO
DB website: Code of Conduct

 

G4-2

Description of key impacts, risks, and opportunities

Our business model
Our business environment
Our CR approach
Our Reputational Risk Framework
Managing environmental and social risks
Client centricity
ESG in Asset Management
Financing a low carbon economy

Annual Report 2016 on Form 20-F: Risk Factors
Annual Report 2016, Risk Report
DB website: ES policy framework

 

Organizational Profile

Indicator

Link

External link

UN GC

G4-3

Name of the organization

Deutsche Bank AG

 

 

G4-4

Primary brands, products, and services

Deutsche Bank provides commercial and investment banking, retail banking, transaction banking and asset and wealth management products and services to corporations, governments, institutional investors, small and medium-sized businesses, and private individuals. Deutsche Bank is Germany’s leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific.
Our business model

Annual Report 2016, Deutsche Bank Group
Annual Report 2016, Our Business Segments

 

G4-5

Location of the organization’s headquarters

Frankfurt/Main, Germany

 

 

G4-6

Number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries with either major operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability issues covered in the report

Our business model
Corporate profile

DB website: Global network

 

G4-7

Nature of ownership and legal form

Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft

 

 

G4-8

Markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers and beneficiaries)

Our business environment
Our business model

DB website: Global network

 

G4-9

Scale of the organization:

  • Total number of employees
  • Total number of operations
  • Net sales (for private-sector organizations) or net revenues (for public-sector organizations)
  • Total capitalization broken down in terms of debt and equity (for private-sector organizations)
  • Quantity of products or services provided

Selected financial figures
Selected non-financial figures

DB website: Comprehensive list of shareholdings 2016

 

G4-10

a) Report the total number of employees by employment contract and gender.
b) Report the total number of permanent employees by employment type and gender.
c) Report the total workforce by employees and supervised workers and by gender.
d) Report the total workforce by region and gender.
e) Report whether a substantial portion of the organization’s work is performed by workers who are legally recognized as self-employed, or by individuals other than employees or supervised workers, including employees and supervised employees of contractors
​f) Report any significant variations in employment numbers (such as seasonal variations in employment in the tourism or agricultural industries).

 

HR Report 2016, Workforce management solutions

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G4-11

Percentage of total employees covered by collective bargaining agreements

 

HR Report 2016, Restructuring as part of Strategy 2020
HR Report 2016, Workforce management solutions

3

G4-12

Supply chain

Respecting human rights

DB website: Human Rights Statement

 

G4-13

Significant changes during the reporting period regarding size, structure, ownership or supply chain

 

Annual Report 2016, Corporate profile
Annual Report 2016, Strategy 2020
Annual Report 2016, Consolidated Financial Statements
Annual Report on Form 20-F: SEC Filings

 

G4-14

Whether and how the precautionary approach or principle is addressed

Deutsche Bank follows a precautionary approach to environmental and social risk management, striving to anticipate, mitigate, and avoid environmental and social risks related to our financial services. Furthermore, Deutsche Bank is a signatory of the UN GC, whose principle 7 addresses the precautionary approach to environemntal challenges.
Managing environmental and social risks

CR portal: ES risk management

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G4-15

Externally developed economic, environmental and social charters, principles, or other initiatives to which DB subscribes or endorses

Memberships

 

8

G4-16

List memberships of associations (such as industry associations) and national or international advocacy organizations

 

CR Portal: Memberships

 

Identified Material Aspects and Boundaries

Indicator

Link

External link

UN GC

G4-17

a) All entities included in the organization’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents
b) Any entity included in the organization’s consolidated financial statements or equivalent documents is not covered by the report

The CR report covers all global business activities (excluding Postbank AG). Postbank AG is included in the eco-efficiency data table.

Annual Report 2016, Subsidiaries

 

G4-18

a) Process for defining the report content and the Aspect Boundaries
​b) Explanation on how the organization has implemented the Reporting Principles for Defining Report Content

Our material topics
Our stakeholder dialog
GRI / UN Global Compact

 

 

G4-19

All the material Aspects identified in the process for defining report content

Our material topics
Material topics:
Conduct and governance
Risk Management
Products and services
Employment and employability
Corporate citizenship.

 

 

G4-20

For each material aspect, report the Aspect Boundary within the organization

Our CR report discloses information on our business activities worldwide. All material aspects are relevant to all entities (excl. Postbank AG respectively unless stated otherwise).
Our material topics

 

 

G4-21

For each material aspect, report the Aspect Boundary outside the organization

Our material topics
Our stakeholder dialog

 

 

G4-22

Effect of any restatements of information provided in previous reports, and the reasons for such restatements.

Revised list of material topics due to consolidated stakeholder feedback.
Our material topics
Eco-efficiency data revised due to a change in reporting cycle.
Eco-efficiency data

 

 

G4-23

Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the Scope and Aspect Boundaries

No signifcant changes in scope or boundary.

 

 

Stakeholder Engagement

Indicator

Link

External link

UN GC

G4-24

List of stakeholder groups engaged

Our material topics
Our stakeholder dialog
Our sustainability rating results
Engaging with public policy and regulation
Increasing awareness of ES risks

 

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G4-25

Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage

Our stakeholder dialog

CR portal: Stakeholder dialogue

 

G4-26

Approach to stakeholder engagement, including frequency of engagement by type and by stakeholder group, and an indication of whether any of the engagement was undertaken specifically as part of the report preparation process

Our stakeholder dialog
Engaging with public policy and regulation
Respecting sanctions and embargoes

CR portal: Stakeholder dialogue

 

G4-27

Key topics and concerns that have been raised through stakeholder engagement, how Deutsche Bank has responded to those key topics and concerns. Report the stakeholder groups that raised each of the key topics and concerns

Respecting human rights
Managing environmental and social risks
Increasing awareness of ES risks
Our stakeholder dialog

DB website: Human Rights Statement
DB website: ES policy framework

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Report Profile

Indicator

Link

External link

UN GC

G4-28

Reporting period

1.1.2016 – 31.12.2016
Reporting transparently

 

 

G4-29

Previous report publication

11.03.2016
Reporting transparently

 

 

G4-30

Reporting cycle

Annual
Reporting transparently

 

 

G4-31

Contact point for questions regarding the report

Reporting transparently

 

 

G4-32

a) The ‘in accordance’ option
​b) The GRI Content Index for the chosen option
c) The reference to the External Assurance Report, if the report has been externally assured

Deutsche Bank is reporting ‘in accordance’ with GRI G4’s core option.
Our material topics
GRI content index / UN Global Compact CoP
Independent Assurance Report
Reporting transparently

 

 

G4-33

a) ​Policy and current practice with regard to seeking external assurance for the report
​b) Scope and basis of any external assurance provided
​c) Relationship between the organization and the assurance providers
​d) Whether the highest governance body or senior executives are involved in seeking assurance for the organization’s sustainability report

We extended the scope of external assurance to increase credibility of information disclosed. The head of Group Sustainability is engaged during the assurance process. The following information has been externally assured:
Our material topics
Our sustainability rating results
Reputational risk management
Managing environmental and social risks
Respecting human rights
Client centricity
ESG in Asset Management
Financing a low carbon economy
Carbon neutrality
Corporate citizenship
Art, culture and sports
Eco-efficiency data

 

 

Governance

Indicator

Link

External link

UN GC

G4-34

DB’s governance structure of the organization, including committees of the highest governance body; identify any committees responsible for decision-making on economic, environmental and social impacts

Our CR approach
Managing environmental and social risks
ESG in Asset Management

Annual Report 2016, Corporate Governance Report
DB website: Corporate governance
DB website: Management Board – Terms of Reference

 

G4-37

Report processes for consultation between stakeholders and the highest governance body on economic, environmental and social topics. If consultation is delegated, describe to whom and any feedback processes to the highest governance body

Our stakeholder dialog
Engaging with public policy and regulation
Managing environmental and social risks
Memberships and commitments

 

 

G4-38

Report the composition of the highest governance body and its committees by:

  • Executive or non-executive
  • Independence
  • Tenure on the governance body
  • Number of each individual’s other significant positions and commitments, and the nature of the commitments
  • Gender
  • Membership of under-represented groups
  • Competences relating to economic, environmental and social impacts
  • Stakeholder representation

 

DB website: Supervisory Board

 

G4-39

Report whether the Chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer (and, if so, his or her function within the organization’s management and the reasons for this arrangement)

 

DB website: Supervisory Board

 

G4-40

Report the nomination and selection processes for the highest governance body and its committees, and the criteria used for nominating and selecting highest governance body members, including:

  • Whether and how diversity is considered
  • Whether and how independence is considered
  • Whether and how expertise and experience relating to economic, environmental and social topics are considered
  • Whether and how stakeholders (including shareholders) are involved

 

DB website: Supervisory Board – Terms of Reference

 

G4-45

a) Report the highest governance body’s role in the identification and management of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks, and opportunities. Include the highest governance body’s role in the implementation of due diligence processes.
b) Report whether stakeholder consultation is used to support the highest governance body’s identification and management of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks, and opportunities.

Environmental and Social (ES) Risk Policy Framework
a) The Group Reputational Risk Committee (GRRC) is responsible for ensuring the oversight, governance, and coordination of the management of reputational risk at DB on behalf of the Management Board.
b) Internal experts are consulted to make informed decisions. Due to the sensitivity of client information, no external consulation is sought.

DB website: ES policy framework

 

G4-47

Report the frequency of the highest governance body’s review of economic, environmental and social impacts, risks, and opportunities

Environmental and Social (ES) Risk Policy Framework
The GRRC will meet, as a minimum, on a quarterly basis with ad hoc meetings as required.

DB website: ES policy framework

 

G4-51

a) Remuneration policies for the highest governance body and senior executives for the below types of remuneration:

  • Fixed pay and variable pay:
    • Performance-based pay
    • Equity-based pay
    • Bonuses
    • Deferred or vested shares
  • Sign-on bonuses or recruitment incentive payments
  • Termination payments
  • Clawbacks
  • Retirement benefits, including the difference between benefit schemes and contribution rates for the highest governance body, senior executives, and all other employees

b) Performance criteria in the remuneration policy relate to the highest governance body’s and senior executives’ economic, environmental and social objectives

 

Annual Report 2016, Compensation Report

 

Ethics & Integrity

Indicator

Link

External link

UN GC

G4-56

Deutsche Bank’s values, principles, standards and norms of behavior

Our Values and Beliefs guide our behavior. They help us to conduct business with the utmost integrity, to create long-term value for our shareholders and to nurture the best talent. We maintain an unwavering focus on serving our clients effectively. At the same time, we work to constantly improve our processes and encourage accountability and entrepreneurial drive.

Further information
CR portal: Cultural Change
DB website: Code of Conduct

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G4-57

Internal and external mechanisms for seeking advice on ethical and lawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as helplines or advice lines

Strengthening our corporate culture
Tackling financial crime
Prevention of bribery, corruption, and fraud
Keeping our information safe and secure
Managing environmental and social risks
Increasing awareness of ES risks

CR portal: Compliance
DB website: Code of Conduct

10

G4-58

Internal and external mechanisms for reporting concerns about unethical or unlawful behavior, and matters related to organizational integrity, such as escalation through line management, whistleblowing mechanisms, or hotlines

Prevention of bribery, corruption, and fraud
Managing environmental and social risks
Respecting human rights
Keeping our information safe and secure
Representing client interests and managing complaints

Further information
CR portal: Cultural change
CR portal: Compliance

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Specific Standard Disclosures

Economic

DMA and Indicators

Link

External link

Omission

UN GC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Economic Performance

G4-DMA – Economic Performance

 

Annual Report 2016

Fully reported

 

G4-EC1

Direct economic value generated and distributed

Selected financial figures
Selected non-financial figures

Annual Report 2016

Fully reported

 

G4-EC2

Financial implications and other risks and opportunities for the organization’s activities due to climate change

Our business environment
Carbon neutrality
Sustainable investment funds
Green Climate Fund
Financing a low carbon economy
Managing environmental and social risks

Annual Report 2016 on Form 20-F: Risk factors
Annual Report 2016 on Form 20-F: Competitive environment
Further information
CDP 2016

Partly reported

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Indirect Economic Impacts

G4-DMA – Indirect Economic Impacts

Corporate citizenship
Sustainable investment funds
Green Climate Fund
Carbon neutrality

Further information:
CR portal: Microfinance
CR portal: Society

 

 

G4-EC7

Development and impact of infrastructure investments and services supported

Corporate citizenship

 

Partly reported
Confidentiality constraints:
We do not report fully on this indicator, since a detailed disclosure is not yet possible.

 

G4-EC8

Significant indirect economic impacts, including the extent of impacts

Our business environment
Our business model
Carbon neutrality
Sustainable investment funds
Green Climate Fund
Financing a low carbon economy
Managing environmental and social risks
Corporate citizenship
Tracking our impact
Selected non-financial figures

Further information
CR portal: Positions
CR portal: Microfinance
CR portal: Community development

Partly reported
We do not disclose the percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs yet, but we are currently investigating to be able to disclose more information in the future.

 

Social/Labor Practices and Decent Work

DMA and Indicators

Link

External link

Omission

UN GC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employment

G4-DMA – Employment

People

HR Report 2016, Strategic HR priorities in building a better bank

Fully reported

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G4-LA1

Total number and rates of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender, and region

 

HR Report 2016, External hires
HR Report 2016, Hires
HR Report 2016, Voluntary staff turnover rate
HR Report 2016, Voluntary staff turnover rate by region

Partly reported
Confidentiality constraints: Although we report voluntary staff turnover in %, assessment and tracking of numbers related to turnover by age group, gender and region are for internal use only.

 

G4-LA2

Benefits provided to full-time employees that are not provided to temporary or part-time employees, by significant locations of operation

 

HR Report 2016, Rewarding employees sustainably and transparently
HR Report 2016, Global benefits for employees

Partly reported
Benefits provided to employees depend on country, region, jurisdiction. Therefore not all benefits are available to each employee.

 

G4-LA3

Return to work and retention rates after parental leave, by gender

In Germany, around 90% of female employees return to work after parental leave, and an increasing number of male employees are now taking paternity leave.

HR Report 2016, Return to work rate

Partly reported
Confidentiality constraints: Information on retention rates are for internal use only. Data on retention after parental leave could be construed in various ways, since retention may not be linked to parental status

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Labor/Management Relations

G4-DMA – Labor/Management Relations

 

HR Report 2016, Strategic HR priorities in building a better bank
HR Report 2016, Restructuring as part of Strategy 2020
Annual Report 2016, Labor Relations

Fully reported

 

G4-LA4

Minimum notice periods regarding operational changes, including whether these are specified in collective bargaining agreements

According to par. 111, 112 of the German Labor Management Relations Act, the works council must be thoroughly and promptly informed of any company changes. The notice period is three months in normal practice.

HR Report 2016, Restructuring as part of Strategy 2020

Fully reported

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Occupational Health and Safety

G4-DMA – Occupational Health and Safety

 

HR Report 2016, Strategic HR priorities in building a better bank
HR Report 2016, Global benefits for employees

Fully reported

 

G4-LA5

Percentage of total workforce represented in formal joint management – worker health and safety committees that help monitor and advise on occupational health and safety programs

 

Annual Report 2016, Labor Relations
HR Report 2016, Global benefits for employees

 

 

G4-LA7

Workers with high incidence or high risk of diseases related to their occupation

 

HR Report 2016, Global benefits for employees

Partly reported

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Training and Education

G4-DMA – Training and Education

 

HR Report 2016, New training delivery methods
HR Report 2016, Developing employees and fostering leadership

Fully reported

 

G4-LA9

Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category

 

HR Report 2016, New training delivery methods

Partly reported
Our training is measured in expenses not in training hours. Every employee gets the same training allowances to ensure equal access to the same quality of training, that's why a training distinction per gender or per category is not relevant.

 

G4-LA10

Programs for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings

People

HR Report 2016, New training delivery methods
HR Report 2016, Socially responsible implementation of reduction measures
HR Report 2016, Developing employees and fostering leadership

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Diversity and Equal Opportunity

G4-DMA – Diversity and Equal Opportunity

People

HR Report 2016, Diversity

Fully reported

 

G4-LA12

Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity

 

HR Report 2016, Diversity
HR Report 2016, Fostering an inclusive workplace across generations
HR Report 2016, Visible progress in gender equality
HR Report 2016, Implementing German gender quota legislation at Deutsche Bank AG

DB website: Supervisory Board
DB website: Management Board

 

 

Social/Human Rights

DMA and Indicators

Link

External link

Omission

UN GC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Investment

G4-DMA – Investment

Respecting human rights

 

 

 

G4-HR1

Total number and percentage of significant investment agreements and contracts that include human rights clauses or that underwent human rights screening

Managing environmental and social risks
Respecting human rights

DB website: Code of Conduct

Partly reported
We do not report the total number and percentage of significant human rights screenings, since a specific monitoring system is not in place. We are looking into ways to expand tracking and strive to disclose more information in the future.

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Non-discrimination

G4-DMA – Non-discrimination

Managing environmental and social risks

DB website: Code of Conduct

 

 

G4-HR3

Total number of incidents of discrimination and corrective actions taken

Deutsche Bank has a number of instruments in place to prevent discrimination and to support affected employees.

HR Report 2016, Diversity
DB website: Code of Conduct

Partly reported
Confidentiality constraints: We do not report the total number of incidents of discrimination to ensure protection of our employees.

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Supplier Human Rights Assessment

G4-DMA – Supplier Human Rights Assessment

Respecting human rights

DB website: Code of Conduct

 

 

G4-HR11

Significant actual and potential negative human rights impacts in the supply chain and actions taken

Respecting human rights

DB website: Code of Conduct

Partly reported
We do not yet report the significant actual and potential negative human rights impacts in the supply chain and actions taken. But we are continue our work to identify vendors that mights have potential neative human rights impacts.

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Social/Society

DMA and Indicators

Link

External link

Omission

UN GC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Communities

G4-DMA – Local Communities

 

 

 

 

G4-SO1

Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs

Managing environmental and social risks
Corporate citizenship
Sustainable investment funds

 

Partly reported
We do not disclose the percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs yet. We are looking into options to extend measures.

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Anti-corruption

G4-DMA – Anti-corruption

Tackling financial crime

 

 

10

G4-SO3

Total number and percentage of operations assessed for risks related to corruption and the significant risks identified

Several instruments and processes to detect, analyze, and prevent corruption are in place.
Prevention of bribery, corruption, and fraud
Our Reputational Risk Framework
Managing environmental and social risks

 

Partly reported
Confidentiality constraints: Due to the fact that a high or low percentage of corruption-related incidents could both be seen as positive or negative, we do not report this figure publically.

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G4-SO4

Communication and training on anti-corruption policies and procedures

Deutsche Bank’s policies related to corruption and other financial crimes are available on the Group intranet portal. There are regular training cycles for employees to increase awarness, and improve knowledge for AFC aspects. Updates and changes in policies are communicated through the intranet and e-mails to target groups.
Tackling financial crime
Selected non-financial figures

CR portal: Anti-Money Laundering
DB website: Anti-Money Laundering and Anti-Financial Crime Standard

 

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Anti-competitive Behaviour

G4-DMA – Anti-competitive Behaviour

 

Annual Report 2016, Provisions

Annual Report 2016, Contingent Liabilities

Annual Report 2016, Short-Term Borrowings

Annual Report 2016, Long-Term Debt and Trust Preferred Securities

 

 

G4-SO7

Total number of legal actions for anti-competitive behavior, anti-trust, and monopoly practices and their outcomes

 

Annual Report 2016, Provisions

Annual Report 2016, Contingent Liabilities

Annual Report 2016, Short-Term Borrowings

Annual Report 2016, Long-Term Debt and Trust Preferred Securities

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compliance

G4-DMA – Compliance

 

Annual Report 2016

 

 

G4-SO8

Monetary value of significant fines and total number of non-monetary sanctions for non-compliance with laws and regulations

 

Annual Report 2016

Annual Report 2016, Consolidated Financial Statements, Notes to the Consolidated Balance Sheet, Provisions

Annual Report 2016, Consolidated Financial Statements, Notes to the Consolidated Balance Sheet, Credit related Commitments and Contingent Liabilities

Annual Report 2016, Consolidated Financial Statements, Notes to the Consolidated Balance Sheet, Other Short-Term Borrowings

Annual Report 2016, Consolidated Financial Statements, Notes to the Consolidated Balance Sheet, Long-Term Debt and Trust Preferred Securities

Annual Report 2016 on Form 20-F, Key Information

 

 

Social/Product Responsibility

DMA and Indicators

Link

External link

Omission

UN GC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Product and Service Labeling

G4-DMA – Product and Service Labeling

Client centricity

Annual Report 2016: Corporate Governance Report
CR portal: Advisory practice

 

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G4-PR3

Type of product and service information required by the organization’s procedures for product and service information and labeling, and percentage of significant product and service categories subject to such information requirements

ESG in Active
Product principles

Annual Report 2016: Corporate Governance Report
CR portal: Advisory practice

Partly reported

 

G4-PR5

Results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction

Client centricity
Assessing client satisfaction
Our material topics
Our stakeholder dialog

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marketing Communications

G4-DMA – Marketing Communications

Client centricity
ESG in Asset Management
Financing a low carbon economy

CR portal: Advisory practice

 

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G4-PR6

Sale of banned or disputed products

Respecting sanctions and embargoes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Customer Privacy

G4-DMA – Customer Privacy

Keeping our information safe and secure
Client centricity
Product principles

CR portal: Advisory practice

 

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G4-PR8

Total number of substantiated complaints regarding breaches of customer privacy and losses of customer data

Keeping our information safe and secure
Representing client interests and managing complaints

 

Not reported
Due to the sensitive nature of this information, it is not reported publicly.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Compliance

G4-DMA – Compliance

Tackling financial crime

Annual Report 2016, Provisions on legal matters
Annual Report 2016, Overall Risk Assessment

 

 

G4-PR9

Monetary value of significant fines for non-compliance with laws and regulations concerning the provision and use of products and services

 

Annual Report 2016, Provisions

Annual Report 2016, Contingent Liabilities

Annual Report 2016 on Form 20-F, Key Information

 

 

Financial Services Sector Disclosures

DMA and Indicators

Link

External link

Omission

UN GC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Product Portfolio

G4-DMA (G4-FS1)

Policies with specific environmental and social components applied to business lines

Managing environmental and social risks

 

 

 

G4-DMA (G4-FS2)

Processes for monitoring clients’ implementation of and compliance with environmental and social requirements included in agreements or transactions

Managing environmental and social risks

 

 

 

G4-DMA (G4-FS3)

Process(es) for improving staff competency to implement the environmental and social policies and procedures as applied to business lines

Managing environmental and social risks
Respecting human rights

 

 

 

G4-DMA (G4-FS4)

Interactions with clients, investees, business partners regarding environmental and social risks and opportunities

Our material topics
Our stakeholder dialog
Managing environmental and social risks
Respecting human rights
ESG in Active
Proxy voting
Sustainable investment funds

 

 

 

G4-FS7

Monetary value of products and services designed to deliver a specific social benefit for each business line broken down by purpose.

Selected non-financial figures
Selected financial figures
Client centricity
Sustainable investment funds

Annual Report 2016, Business Segments

Partly reported
Where relevent we have reported the associated monetary value.
A disclosure on the associated monetary value of every product and service designed to deliver a specific social benefit broken down by business line does not yet exist. We investigate possibilities to expand the tracking methodology.

 

G4-FS8

Monetary value of products and services designed to deliver a specific environmental benefit for each business line broken down by purpose.

Financing a low carbon economy
Sustainable investment funds

Annual Report 2016, Corporate Responsibility

Partly reported
Where relevent we have reported the associated monetary value.
A disclosure on the associated monetary value of every product and service designed to deliver a specific environmental benefit broken down by business line does not yet exist. We investigate possibilities to expand the tracking methodology.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Audit

G4-DMA – Audit

Carbon neutrality
Independent Assurance Report

CR portal: ISO 14001

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Active Ownership

G4-DMA – Active Ownership

 

 

 

 

G4-FS10

Percentage and number of companies held in the institution’s portfolio with which the reporting organization has interacted on environmental or social issues

 

 

Not reported
Since the report of such an information could be either interpreted as positive or negative, we do not report this.

 

G4-FS11

Percentage of assets subject to positive and negative environmental or social screening

ESG assets under management

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Local Communities

G4-DMA – Local Communities

Sustainable investment funds

CR portal: Financial literacy initiative
CR portal: Microfinance

 

 

G4-FS14

Initiatives to improve access to financial services for disadvantaged people

Sustainable investment funds

CR portal: Financial literacy initiative
CR portal: Microfinance

 

 

Additional Information Reported

DMA and Indicators

Link

External link

Omission

UN GC

 

 

 

 

 

 

Environment

G4-E1-E8,
G4-E14-E18,
G4-E19-E23 & -E27

As a financial service provider, Deutsche Bank considers environmental risks and opportunuities in its core business. We are committed to tackling climate change and aim to minimize the impacts of our operation on the environment. We keep our business operations carbon neutral.
Carbon neutrality
Eco-efficiency data

Additional information
CR portal: Environmental and social risks

 

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