2017 Highlights

ABN AMRO is constantly developing policies and innovative projects to create long-term value for its stakeholders. Over the past year, we have introduced a number of exciting initiatives.

Innovator Banks
In 2017 we have set up new innovator banks, in addition to our digital online retail bank Moneyou. These agile organisations offer newly developed online propositions for self-directed clients. The innovator banks have a large degree of autonomy, running their own IT and operations from separate locations.

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Developer Portal
ABN AMRO has launched the first version of its Developer Portal, with a series of commercial APIs (Application Programming Interfaces). By working together more closely with external developers, the bank will accelerate innovation and further improve the services for its clients. 

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Health Impact Bond
Every year, some 40,000 workers in the Netherlands are diagnosed with cancer. They often find it difficult to return to work. To this end, ABN AMRO has developed a Health Impact Bond together with a number of other parties. This innovative financing instrument enables a pathway for workers with cancer.

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Human Rights
ABN AMRO is the first financial institution in the world to issue a human rights report in accordance with the UN's official reporting guidelines. We have received recognition for this, from the Dutch association of investors for Sustainable Development and from the Ministry of Economic Affairs (the Transparency Benchmark).

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Mission 2030
In 2017, we launched our bank wide Mission 2030 ambition, to facilitate that all of the buildings we help finance and the offices we use, have an average energy label A by 2030. This represents a national reduction of 2 megatons of CO2 emissions per year from 2030; equivalent to the annual emissions produced by 800,000 cars.

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