Danske Bank opposes complaint to ombudsman regarding black investments

Danske Bank says it has some of the strictest requirements for green products in response to ActionAid Denmark’s complaint about the bank to the Danish Consumer Ombudsman.
Danske Bank published its new climate plan in January 2023, aiming to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement and reduce the sizeable climate impact of which the bank plays an indirect part through its loans and investments. | Photo: Philip Madsen
Danske Bank published its new climate plan in January 2023, aiming to reach the goals of the Paris Agreement and reduce the sizeable climate impact of which the bank plays an indirect part through its loans and investments. | Photo: Philip Madsen
by harald sebastian krebs, translated by katrine gøthler

Danske Bank doesn’t recognize the premise behind NGO ActionAid Denmark’s formal complaint to the Danish Consumer Ombudsman – an independent public authority which supervises compliance with Danish marketing law. The organization believes that the Danish bank is misleading its customers when it comes to green funds.

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