Sustainability Management

DGB Financial Group is growing together with the customer, creating sustainable value.

Materiality Analysis Process

Futuristic Strategical Management for the Production of Sustainable Results

DGB Financial Group is working hard to grow and improve sustainable management by setting up a sustainable management committee.

The DGB Financial Group conducts its internal and external environmental analyses and materiality evaluation based on the principles of sustainability context, materiality, completeness and stakeholder inclusiveness in order to discover main sustainability issues.

  1. Step1. Identify sustainability management issues by internal and external environmental analyses

    Sustainability Contextt
    - Media data analysis
    - In-depth interviews with stakeholders
    - Analysis of last year's issues
    • • Media analysis: Analysis of 7,330 articles reported in the last 3 years (2014 - 2016)
    • • In-depth interviews with stakeholders: Selection of seven stakeholders for in-depth interviews.
    • • Benchmarking: Analysis of sustainability reports of similar domestic and overseas companies.
    • • Diagnosis of level of ISO26000 implementation: Diagnosis of level of implementation of ISO26000.
  2. Step2. Prioritize critical issues through materiality assessment

    - Relevance assessment
    - Significance assessment
    • • Relevance assessment: Assessment of the relevance of the derived sustainability management issues and derivation of a total of 71 related issues.
    • • Significance assessment: Online and offline survey questionnaires of 917 stakeholders (internal: 680; external: 237) to determine the priorities of related issues and select 15 major issues.
  3. Step3. Validation

    - Report scope / boundary / period
    - Confirm suitability
    • • Review of 15 issues to determine whether they are important issues for the sustainable management of DGB Financial Group after the TF meeting and experts' meeting.
    • • Determined the level of reporting scope, boundary, period, etc. and planned to write the report.
  4. Step4. Review

    Sustainability Context
    Stakeholder Inclusiveness
    • • Stakeholder feedback related to the previous year's sustainability report and the ESG evaluation recommendations of external agencies are reflected in the report for the relevant year.