• Sustainable Finance

Knowledge centre

Sustainable finance  are financial activities that consider  environmental, social and governance factors as a means of promoting sustainable economic growth and the long-term stability of the financial system.

BDO support companies and financial services providers in effectively meeting the challenges of sustainable financing and investment decisions.



 Our services include:

  • Sustainable Finance
  • ESG due diligence
  • Green bonds external assurance
  • ESG portfolio / fund assessments & reporting
  • ESG risk management
  • ESG regulatory services
  • ESG transformation credit business






Dr. Gebhard Zemke, Head of Industry Sector Group financial services,  Certified Tax Consultant, Public Auditor

Gebhard Zemke - Global Head of Financial Services & Partner, BDO Germany

Ann-Cathrin Hoffman Karlsen, Senior Manager - Global Lead Sustainable Finance, BDO Norway

Ann-Cathrin Hoffman - Global Lead Sustainable Finance, BDO Norway

Smart & Sustainable Communities Tool

The BDO Smart & Sustainable Community Tool is a 10-minute survey that provides the user with a high-level view of the maturity of a city/community (taking into account the UN SDGs) in a variety of areas

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Sustainability Readiness Tool

Complete our questionnaire and receive a customised report that assesses your organisation's sustainability readiness, an actionable framework and best practice to support you on your sustainability journey

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Energy Transition Diagnostic Tool

Complete our questionnaire and receive a personalised benchmark report offering insights and guidance around where your organisation sits in relation to industry peers in terms of your transition to sustainable energy

Complete the questionnaire