Our strategy

We are the bank of and for the public water sector, an essential financial service provider in the Dutch public sector and the go-to partner for financing sustainability in the Netherlands. We present ourselves as the sustainable water bank.

Our strategy

Key figures

Sustainable funding

€22.9 billion

Prominent international player in the area of Green and Social Bonds

Balance sheet total

€73.6 billion

The fifth-largest bank in the Netherlands in terms of total assets

Cost/income ratio


One of the most cost-efficient banks under the supervision of the European Central Bank


12th place

Top ranking in the Transparency Benchmark for CSR reporting

Corporate social responsibility

Sustainability is in our DNA. As the bank of and for the public sector, we have different values than organisations with purely commercial interests. This is reflected in our organisational structure.