What others think of us

Our clients greatly appreciate the effective way in which Rabobank solves their complex financial issues. Independent observers also value Rabobank's stable financial position and our commitment to sustainability.

Over the years, Rabobank has received many awards recognising our achievements and we hold leading positions in the key international league tables.

Rabobank has a toprating for creditworthiness, awarded by Moody's, Standard & Poor's, Fitch and DBRS.

We strive to do business in a way that is socially responsible. Our CSR efforts are recognised by Dutch and international organizations who rank Rabobank high in sustainability.

Rankings and awards

We use our knowledge and expertise to help our clients resolve complex financial dilemmas. With 600 offices in 47 countries, we have the largest international footprint of any Dutch bank.

As such, we can optimally support our clients, wherever in the world they need us. Our expertise is recognised externally by the international media and reflected in the myriad of awards and rankings we’ve achieved over the years.

Best Soft Commodity Finance Bank – Trade Finance (June 2011)

World's Safest Banks - Global Finance (March 2011)

World's Safest Banks - Global Finance (August 2010)

Top 1000 world banks - The Banker (July 2010)

Euroweek Bond Market awards (May 2010)

Best Developed Market Bank - Global Finance (February 2010)

MTN-i awards (February 2010)

FIG Issuer; Senior Financial Bond award - IFR (December 2009)

Global Finance awards (October 2009)

Biggest Financials bond issuers (September 2009)

Fortune Global 500 Ranking (July 2009)

World's Biggest Banks - Global Finance (October 2008)

Best Bank the Netherlands - Euromoney (July 2008)

Sustainability ratings

Rabobank strives to make an economic, social and environmental contribution to a sustainable society. This ambition is embedded in our Code of Conduct and in everything we do, both internally and externally.

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) is the foundation of our core activities, of which lending is paramount. We believe it is imperative that we help to make value chains more sustainable. We also place great emphasis on sustainability within our own organisation.

Sustainability rating reports

SAM (Sustainable Asset Management Group) (2009, summary)

Oekom (2010, summary)

Read more about the organisations that evaluate sustainability performance




Highest credit rating

Rabobank is proud of its outstanding credit ratings.

Both Moody's and Standard & Poor's (since 1981) as well as DBRS (since 2001) give Rabobank a toprating. Global Finance magazine ranks Rabobank sixth in its annual survey of the world's safest banks.

Credit rating reports

Standard&Poors: Global Credit Portal (December 2011)

DBRS: AAA/Stable/R-1 (October 2010)

Fitch: AA+ (August 2010)

Moody's credit analysis (April 2010)

Moody's credit opinion: Aaa/P-1/B+ (March 2010)

Fitch: Benelux banks semi-annual review and outlook (October 2009)

For more information about the rating agencies

Standard & Poor's