5. Responsibility

Accountability within the company’s management with regard to sustainability is disclosed.

The central responsibility for ensuring that business is conducted in a sustainable manner in Deutsche Hypo lies with the Board of Managing Directors. Operational responsibility lies with Sustainability Management, which is part of the Communication and Board Staff Division. Advice is also provided by the Sustainability Committee, which comprises members from departments with sustainability interests. The processes for managing the sustainability strategy are defined in the operational and organisational structure.