BayernLB

Sustainability Ratings

Strong ratings for sustainable activity

Above average for the sector: This is how several independent rating agencies have rated us over recent years. Which makes us attractive for investors who want to invest in sustainability.

  • oekom research has awarded us the prestigious oekom prime status. This is given to banks that show particular commitment to sustainable development.
  • Our development bank BayernLabo also received this award in a separate rating.
  • As did our subsidiary DKB. In 2015 it was rated separately by oekom research for the first time and given the top score of B- and marked out as an Industry Leader.

oekom
As at Rating Ranking/ Investment Status
Benchmark
(sector average)
Benchmark
10/2015 C "Prime" D 84 "Public & Regional Banks"
imug
As at Rating Ranking/ Investment Status
Benchmark
(sector average)
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12/2016 15,79% Unsecured bonds "neutral" (CC) -4,4% 30 national and international issuers within the savings bank sector rated by imug
Public Pfandbriefs "positive" (BBB)

Mortgage
Pfandbriefs "positive" (B)
Sustainalytics
As at Rating Ranking/ Investment Status
Benchmark
(sector average)
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07/2013 65 out of
100 points
18 out of 73 57 73 "Private Banks"
As at Rating Ranking/ Investment Status
Benchmark
(sector average)
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08/2016 A above sector average BBB N/A

These pleasing results mean that BayernLB is also attractive to the increasing number of investors who take particular account of sustainability in their investment strategies.

We are motivated by past successes, as well as the need to keep forging ahead down the sustainable development route in the future. In addition to systematically implementing our climate protection strategy, further integrating ecological and social issues at the product level will be a focus of our activities in the future.