Danske Bank Group has made a commitment to reduce its overall energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions and has set ambitious targets for its banks...
The business issue
Danske Bank Group has made a commitment to reduce its overall energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions and has set ambitious targets for its banks, located in numerous European countries.
What Danske Bank UK did
Danske Bank UK has been purchasing green electricity (generated by wind turbines) for all its properties for many years. The focus in Northern Ireland was more about further reducing energy consumption & costs and therefore freeing up finite resources of green electricity for use by other companies.
The refurbishment of the Head Office Building gave them the opportunity to:
Initiatives in other properties include:
“Achieving energy savings and reducing our carbon footprint, by using differing renewable energy sources and energy-efficient equipment, helps us drive towards creating a cleaner environment and helps the overall cost base of the Bank, thus helping us to deliver on both our society and stakeholder objectives.”
Paul Black, General Manager Operations, Danske Bank UK