KfW-Zentrale Frankfurt


    We have high environmental and climate protection standards – both for ourselves and for our financings. We believe business activities and social responsibility go hand in hand.

    Sustainability for our customers

    We offer our customers various options for sustainable financing, e.g. in accordance with the KfW IPEX-Bank Framework for Sustainable Finance Facilities. Our lending decisions are always based on our Sustainability Guideline. The exclusion list defines which financings are possible, while the Paris-compatible sector guidelines guide our decisions as a bank that stands for transformation.

    Sustainable Finance Facilities

    We offer flexible financing options for your commitment to sustainability.

    Sustainability Guideline of KfW IPEX-Bank

    We categorise loan applications based on environmental and social aspects.

    KfW Group guidelines

    Shaping transformation:
    Exclusion List and Supplementary Requirements | Paris-compatible sector guidelines

    Examples for sustainable financing

    Sustainable Finance in practice: Here you can find examples of our financings that use a green loan, for example.

    Sustainability initiatives

    Equator Principles

    KfW IPEX-Bank commits itself to an internationally recognised code of expanded environmental and social standards for project financing by banks.

    Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative

    Together with KfW, we are dedicated to financial transparency in the extraction of raw materials.

    Initiatives in Maritime Industries

    Responsible Ship Recycling Standards (RSRS) | Poseidon principles

    Sustainability at KfW IPEX-Bank

    SDG Mapping

    The impact of our financing with regard to implementing Agenda 2030, which was adopted in Paris in 2015.

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    grafische Darstellung der SDGs für die KfW IPEX-Bank

    Impact Management

    KfW IPEX-Bank is setting up an impact management system in addition to the annual publication of its SDG mapping.

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    KfW Bankengruppe Nord- und Südarkade in der Bockenheimer Landstraße in Frankfurt. In dem verglaßten Treppenhäusern sind Plakate der Sustainable Development Goals(SDGs) zu erkennen


    Sustainability Report of KfW Group and
    KfW IPEX-Bank EU Taxonomy reporting

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    KfW-Zentrale Frankfurt

    Sustainability in business operations

    Lieferkettesorgfaltspflichtengesetz (LkSG) and In-house environmental management

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    KfW-Zentrale Frankfurt

    Your contacts in the KfW IPEX-Bank sustainability team

    Dr Jörg Fischer
    Sustainability Officer KfW IPEX-Bank

    Portrait Dr. Jörg Fischer

    Michaela Altmann
    Managing Director Corporate Strategy, Management and Communication

    Portrait Michaela Altmann