Responsibility at GRENKE

Our goal? Acting sustainably today for the world of tomorrow - for you and for us.

Corporate Social Responsibility

Sustainability is a decisive lever for our corporate success and is therefore firmly anchored in our strategy. This applies to our company as well as to our trade partners and customers.


Our aim is to be an enabler for sustainable SMEs.


Our sustainability strategy describes the objectives and measures along the three ESG dimensions of climate & environment, social contribution and responsibility & trust.

Acting Eco-Consciously

We enable our clients’ green transform by facilitating green investment choices and providing sustainable financial services.

Thinking People-Centric

Equal opportunities, diversity and innovate power are the cornerstones of our success. This applies for our customers and partners as well as for our employees.

Leading by Example

Good governance by highest standards is the key to sustainable success - transparent, reliable and trustworthy.


Withour sustainability strategy, we pursue clear goals in the areas climate & environment, social contribution and responsibility & trust.



Our sustainability reporting is aligned with several framework and regulatory requirements. The regulatory requirements for our reporting include in particular the requirements of the German Commercial Code (HGB), the EU CSRD and the EU Taxonomy Regulation. In addition, we provide our stakeholders with information in line with the Global Reporting Initiatives Sustainability Reporting Standards (GRI SRS). Further, we report in accordance to the requirements of the German Corporate Governance Code (DCGK), the UN SDG and the Greenhouse Gas Protocol.


Our sustainability strategy is based on our commitment to responsible business practices and our desire to make a positive contribution to society and environment. Jointly, with our stakeholders, such as our customers, trading partners, investors and employees, to understand their sustainability priorities and integrate them into our sustainability strategy. The materiality analysis is in line with the double materiality proviso and at the same time aligned with the GRI-3 standard.


As a listed stock corporation under German law, GRENKE AG has several executive bodies. The Board of Directors is entrusted with the management of the company, which is monitored by the Supervisory Board, and the Annual General Meeting is responsible for representing the interests of the shareholders. Our CEO signs responsible for sustainability. Dr Ljiljana Mitic was appointed as the ESG Officer of the Supervisory Board and advises the Board of Directors on behalf of the Supervisory Board in this function.

Our ESG department closely with our internal departments and business units to ensure the integration of ESG aspects in all our activities. Throughout the company, we have several sustainability bodies that organise the implementation of the sustainability strategy.

Rating Agencies and Initiatives

Our company is covered by several ESG Rating Agencies. Further, we participate in relevant initiatives.

ESG Publications

We believe in transparency - here we provide our current publications relating to ESG.

Why we do what we do

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