ESG Information for Investors

As a cooperative bank, we endeavor to contribute to transitions which matter to us and to our stakeholders, now and in the future. We believe we can have a positive impact by focusing on three transitions: the Food Transition, the Energy Transition, and the Transition to a More Inclusive Society. Sustainability is an integral part of our mission "Growing a better world together". By linking our financial services, financial expertise and relevant networks to the sustainability ambitions of our clients, we become more sustainable together.

Our Performance According to ESG Rating Agencies

Rabobank’s sustainability performance is assessed by various independent Environmental Social Governance (ESG) rating agencies. ESG ratings provide information on (mainly) non-financial performance of companies toward a wide range of stakeholders. In recent years there has been a growing demand for ESG information from various stakeholders. ESG rating agencies review and assess companies on various elements of risk and ESG performance, based on their own methodologies and processes. As a bank we use these ratings to gain insights on the quality and potential areas of improvement of our sustainability initiatives.

The table below shows our most recent scores at various ESG rating agencies. Details and rating profiles are available at the respective agencies.

Overview ESG Ratings

ESG Rating AgencyScore / RatingAssessment date


Low Risk / 13.72023






C+ 1st decile / Prime Status

V.E Moody’s ESG Solutions

ESG Score 66 / 100, Advanced2021

Forest 500

Total score 47%

Transparency Benchmark

Score 77.6

VBDO Tax Transparency Benchmark

Score 33


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All our results & reports

As a cooperative bank we want to contribute to society and to global transitions. We are ambitious, but we are not alone. Together with our customers, members and partners we join forces to support many social initiatives which make the Netherlands and the world stronger. Take a look at our global impact and all our other results and reports.

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