11. Usage of Natural Resources

The company discloses the extent to which natural resources are used for the company’s business activities. Possible options here are materials, the input and output of water, soil, waste, energy, land and biodiversity as well as emissions for the life cycles of products and services.

Deutsche Hypo’s expertise lies in the provision of finance in commercial real estate banking. The Bank therefore does not consume any noteworthy resources in its business activities. Nevertheless, the Bank continually strives to limit the impact of its business activities on the environment. Therefore the implementation of a policy for the environmental impact of Deutsche Hypo’s business activities is planned for the future. The aim of this will be to prevent or reduce as far as possible the direct and indirect negative environmental impact of business activities.