The group’s business units ensure the organisational implementation of Helaba’s sustainability principles. The group’s business units implement requirements laid out in the business strategy or implement their own appropriate requirements.
Furthermore, the following responsibilities have been defined at Helaba:
- Helaba’s Sustainability Officer is attached to the organisational unit of Central Staff & Group Strategy in the area of responsibility of the Chairman of the Board of Managing Directors and represents Helaba in all issues of sustainability, both inside and outside the bank. The Sustainability Officer organises regular meetings of the Steering Committee and coordinates the implementation of sustainability measures as well as internal and external communication, e.g. with rating agencies. S/he supports the preparation of the non-financial declaration in the consolidated management report and reviews the sustainability principles as well as any relevant specifications in the bank’s strategy.
- For its area of responsibility, Frankfurter Sparkasse has appointed an Environmental Management Officer who, among other things, is responsible for the environmental management system.
- In all other group business units, responsibility for adherence to sustainability principles rests with the respective management.